Graham Copeman has been appointed as general manager at Pennyhill Park, part of Exclusive Hotels and Venues.
From June 3, Copeman will oversee the 124-bedroom hotel in Surrey, its 4 AA Rosette and Michelin Star restaurant, Matt Worswick at The Latymer, 20 meeting and event spaces, and luxury spa.
He replaces Julian Tomlin who left earlier this year to join Macdonald Hotels and Resorts after 18 years with Exclusive Hotels.
A Master Innholder and Fellow of the Institute of Hospitality, Copeman boasts more than 25 years’ experience in the industry having previously held positions such as managing director of London’s St. James’s Hotel & Club and general manager at The Goring.
His most recent role was group hotel director with The Zetter Group, where he looked after three properties in London for three and a half years.
Managing director of Exclusive Hotels and Venues, Danny Pecorelli said: “We are thrilled to welcome Graham to Pennyhill, with his professionalism and wealth of luxury hospitality experience he will be a huge asset to Exclusive, I have no doubt he will do a great job, not only for the business but also for developing the talented team at Pennyhill.”
Graham Copeman commented: “Pennyhill Park is a truly iconic property. I am very excited to begin working with the team, to enhance the potential of each element of this prestigious 123 acre estate, creating an exquisite experience for our guests.”