Brown’s appoints marketing director

Rocco Forte Hotels is appointing Cristian Bernardi as Director of Sales and Marketing of the recently refurbished Brown’s Hotel in London. 

Cristian joins Rocco Forte’s Brown’s Hotel from his position as Director of Sales for the Principe di Savoia hotel in Milan, part of the renowned Dorchester Group, where he was responsible for all worldwide sales activities over a three year period.

Cristian has a strong European background with over five years professional experience in France and Italy.  Prior to working in Milan, he was Euroepan Sales Manager for the Dorchester Group’s famous Le Meurice Hotel in Paris and before that, Marketing Manager for the Napoleon Hotel in Paris. 

Stuart Johnson, General Manager of Brown’s Hotel, commented: “We are delighted that Cristian has chosen to join us; his background in such prominent hotels and his experience of the European market will be a great asset to us and will cement Brown’s position as one of the top players on the worldwide hotel stage.” 

Considered the epitome of elegant English hospitality, the hotel was established in 1837 and became part of the Rocco Forte collection in July 2003.  Brown’s reopened on the 12th December 2005 boasting a new design that pays homage to the property’s historic significance and traditions, while offering a more contemporary feel.