Millennium & Copthorne names new chief executive

12 January 2007 by
Millennium & Copthorne names new chief executive

Millennium & Copthorne Hotels (M&C) has named Peter Papadimitropoulos, known as "Mr. Papas'", as its new group chief executive officer.

Taking over from Tony Potter, who left M&C last year, Mr Papas will join the board on 1 March, after relocating to London from South Africa.

Previously Mr Papas was a non-executive director at Peermont Global a listed company which operates hotels, resorts, convention centres and casinos.

He has also held corporate finance roles with JP Morgan and ING Barings SA and Aquila Growth Limited, a listed private equity and venture capital fund listed

Kwek Leng Beng, chairman of M&C, said: "Peter's joins a strong management team and his broad experience will be invaluable to the group as it continues to expand its operations. I am confident that Peter will make a considerable contribution to the group's future growth."

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By Emily Manson

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