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Wed, 4 August 2021

Brett Butcher Returns to Langham Hospitality as CEO

Brett Butcher has returned to Langham Hospitality Group (LHG) as Chief Executive Officer.

Brett served in the same role for five years, leaving the group in 2014 to oversee the running of the family wine business in the Yarra Valley before rejoining with GE Hospitality Asset Management Limited as CEO in 2017, a position that he will continue to hold.

Brett Butcher. Click to enlarge.

We are delighted to have Brett lead the Langham Hospitality Group portfolio again, said Dr K.S. Lo, executive chairman of Langham Hospitality Group. Brett is an experienced hotelier with significant experience in luxury hospitality, and he is ideally suited to lead the company through our COVID19 recovery phases and implement a solid succession plan for the group.

An Australian national who holds a Bachelor of Business degree from the University of Queensland, Brett has grown with Langham as senior vice president of sales, marketing and brand as well as managing director of Langham Place, Mongkok, Hong Kong (later rebranded Cordis, Hong Kong).

Prior to Langham, Brett served in various operational and executive roles for nearly 20 years across the Pacific, North America, and China.

Langham has a solid reputation of managing quality hotels and delivering positive guest experiences, Brett said. The group has developed respected hotel brands, each of which is ripe for expansion into new markets. This year, we opened hotels in Langham Place, Changsha, Cordis Hangzhou, and a fully refurbished The Langham, Boston. We will welcome our first guests in the next two months at The Langham, Jakarta and at the new 240-room Pinnacle Tower extension at Cordis, Auckland, as well as the stunning beach-facing The Langham, Gold Coast in Australia in early 2022. This robust global deployment of our brands in major capitals and cities augurs well for our ambitious expansion plans. I look forward to leading the Langham team and working with likeminded investors while delivering exceptional guest satisfaction and financial operating results.

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