St Michaels Resort, Falmouth, has made a number of key senior appointments as it completes the first phase of a £50m redevelopment and repositioning into a new luxury resort.
Chairman Nigel Carpenter and co-owner James Houlston, have welcomed a new resort director, head of marketing, director of finance and head of food and beverage, as part of a recruitment drive that has seen 50 new jobs generated across the resort so far.
Nikki Broom has been appointed resort director, joining from her role with Red Hotels where she launched The Scarlet as general manager and went on to become hotels director for both The Scarlet and Bedruthan in the portfolio.
Louise Uys Jones is the resort’s new director of finance and has joined from The Cheval Group where she was stationed in the same position
Head of marketing is James Innes Williams, who joins from the Strand Palace Hotel where he was marketing director.
Polly Dent joins St Michaels from Jamie Oliver’s Fifteen Cornwall, where she held the role of operations director for 12 years. She becomes head of food and beverage as the resort launches two new restaurant concepts, Brasserie on the Bay and the Garden Kitchen.
The hotel in Cornwall relaunched earlier this year with 13 new bedrooms, a new destination spa and two new restaurants, after owner Nigel Carpenter secured a £50m investment from CBRE Global Investors, BH Group and Acorn Property Group to transform the hotel.