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Rocco Forte Hotels Appoints Richard Cooke As Balmoral GM

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Rocco Forte Hotels Appoints Richard Cooke As Balmoral GM

Rocco Forte Hotels Appoints Richard Cooke As Balmoral GM
June 20
06:13 2016

CIS Excellence Hotel of the Year, The Balmoral, has appointed Richard Cooke as its new general manager.

Bringing with him over 20 years’ experience of global hospitality management, Mr Cooke (pictured) will be responsible for the day-to-day operations and strategic direction of the hotel, including its CIS Excellence Award-winning Number One restaurant.

Joining the Princes Street hotel from his position as area general manager of the Shangri-La Hotels in Toronto and Vancouver, Mr Cooke has previously worked in Kuala Lumpur, Singapore, China, New Zealand and the USA.

He said of his appointment: ‘My dream has been to manage an iconic hotel and I can now fulfill this in a city I have fallen in love with over the past few years.’


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