Dorchester Collection has appointed Edward Mady as general manager of the New York Palace, reporting directly to Christopher Cowdray, chief executive of Dorchester Collection.
Mady joins from Ritz-Carlton, where he has been vice-president and area general manager responsible for their properties in San Francisco, Half Moon Bay and Phoenix since January 2002.
Before that he worked in various general manager positions for Ritz-Carlton between 1988 and 2002, including eight years as general manager for the Ritz-Carlton in New York.
Before joining Ritz-Carlton Mady worked as hotel manager at the Helmsley Palace (now the New York Palace) between 1984 and 1988.
He started his career in 1974 with Fairmont Hotels & Resorts, where he worked for eight years in key management positions and spent three years with Four Seasons Hotels and Resorts in the early 1980s.