Dorchester Collection has appointed Philipp Henle as Head of Global Development. He joins the brand following seven years with Kempinski Hotels, where he served the last two as Vice President Development Europe, overseeing the development efforts across Europe and the CIS.
Henle comments: “I am very excited to join Dorchester Collection and look forward to growing and developing the brand through targeted ownership and management agreement opportunities in key global gateway cities that are in line with Dorchester Collection’s strategy, whilst continuing to build a luxury portfolio of hotels that honour individuality and heritage, excellence and innovation.”
A graduate of the École Hôtelière de Lausanne where he was awarded a Bachelor of Science in International Hospitality Management, Henle also holds a certificate in Hotel Real Estate Investments and Asset Management from Cornell University in New York.
Christopher Cowdray, CEO of Dorchester Collection, concludes: “Philipp Henle brings valuable experience to Dorchester Collection as the company continues its development strategy, with the vision of becoming the ultimate hotel management company.”