Laurence Geller appointed to the M&T Board

02nd January 2013

Laurence Geller, one of the industry’s leading global hotel executives, has been appointed a non-Executive Director of M&T.

Laurence is best known as the founder and President of Strategic Hotels & Resorts, which he built into one of the most prestigious and respected hotel groups before leaving the business last year to set up his own investment and consultancy business. Prior to Strategic, he held positions as Executive Vice President and Chief Operating Officer of Hyatt Development Corporation, Senior Vice President of Holiday Inns, Inc. and Director of Grand Metropolitan Hotels in London. Mr. Geller is a former Vice Chairman of the Urban Land Institute’s Commercial and Retail Council and has held the position of Chairman of the Industry Real Estate Financing Advisory Council of the American Hotel and Lodging Association.

In 2012, he was awarded a CBE for services to the Hospitality Industry.

Laurence effectively created modern day asset management and will bring a wealth of experience to the M&T team and to our clients.

Laurence commented “I am delighted to join the M&T Board. This is, in my opinion, the best hotel asset management and consultancy business in Europe and I’m very much looking forward to supporting them and their team in the coming years”.

For more information, please contact Lisa Richards on 0208 905 2500.