von Essen hotels is pleased to announce the appointment of Justin Hickman as Regional Operations Manager. Justin’s remit will be to look after the following hotels in the von Essen collection; The Elms in Worcestershire, Sharrow Bay and The Samling in Cumbria, Ickworth in Suffolk. Congham Hall in Norfolk, Callow Hall in Derbyshire, Seaham Hall in Co Durham and Dalhousie Castle in Edinburgh.
Justin’s role will encompass day to day operational support for the hotels and GM’s in all areas of the operation, to ensure best practise. He will also liaise closely with von Essen Sales & Marketing team to develop hotel strategy in each hotel’s specific environment.
Justin joins von Essen with more than 18 years experience in the hotel and hospitality industry. His most recent position was at Forestdale Hotel Group where he was a Regional Manager. He brings with him a wealth of experience of hotel management. Justin was previously a hotel manager for 10 years and has worked in Ireland and South Africa.
Nick Romano, CEO of von Essen hotels commented; ‘we are delighted to welcome Justin to the von Essen team, his wealth of experience in the hotel and hospitality industry will no doubt stand him in good stead in further developing the operational side of the business and we are confident he will help drive sales across all market segments”.