Alden will head up luxury hotel group

The Maybourne Hotel Group has announced the appointment of Stephen Alden as Chief Executive Officer. Mr Alden is an experienced hotelier and has had a distinguished career in the hotel industry in both North America and Europe with Starwood Hotels and Resorts, spending more than a decade developing and globalising the St Regis hotels group.

Maybourne Hotel Group, whose headquarters is in Mayfair, London, owns and manages The Berkeley, Claridge’s and The Connaught, three of the world’s most renowned hotels. Maybourne Hotel Group is owned by a group of investors advised by Quinlan Private, the leading private wealth management and property investment business.

Mark Hennebry, Director - Hotels at Quinlan Private said: “Stephen joins Maybourne Hotel Group at a crucial time in its development and growth worldwide. The investors in Maybourne Hotel Group have a clear vision to continually enhance the existing portfolio of hotels in London and Stephen will spearhead this program. We are committed to expanding the portfolio with iconic hotels in key global gateway cities and Stephen’s particular expertise in this field will help accelerate our plans.”

Stephen Alden said: “I am thrilled to be joining Maybourne Hotel Group which has an exceptional international reputation and is greatly respected and admired for its renowned hotels. I am joining a dynamic team, who share my vision to build and grow, whilst cherishing the individual personality of the Group, its hotels, its customers and its people.”