Fresh boss for London’s Claridges

Sylvain Ercoli will move from the Hotel Martinez to become the general manager of Claridge’s.

The seasoned hotelier has a wealth of international experience in the luxury hotel and resort industry.

He joins Claridge’s from the Hotel Martinez in Cannes, where he held the position of Regional Managing Director with responsibility for both the Martinez and the Casino Palais de la Meterranein Nice—both formerly owned by the Taittinger family.

Previous roles have included, General Manager and Director of Development at the Byblos St. Tropez, General Manager of Le Touessrok and Le Saint Geran on the island of Mauritius and Manager of the Hotel Ritz and George V in Paris.

The father of three teenage children, Sylvain Ercoli is a graduate of the Cornell University Hotel School. Born in France he is fluent in French, English and Italian.


Geraldine McKenna, CEO of Maybourne Hotel Group comments, “Sylvain Ercoli is a highly talented and inspirational Manager, who brings with him a great deal of experience in luxury hotel and resort operations. We are very pleased to have Sylvain join Claridge’s and the Maybourne Hotel Group.”

Sylvain Ercoli comments, “Claridge’s is recognised internationally as one of the best hotels in the world. I am delighted to be joining the team of such a highly respected establishment and to be moving to London, the most vibrant and exciting of cities.”