Matthias Roeke will take over the helm of the five-star, 356-bedroom hotel from 11 June 2011 when the property ceases to be branded as a Renaissance hotel.
Originally from Germany, he will report directly to the hotel's owner, New World Hotel Management, and will oversee a major renovation of the property.
"It is my first time working in London and it is a city I have always wanted to live in," he said.
Roeke joins the Chancery Court from Shangri-La Hotels, where he worked for eight years, the past three years as general manger of the company's flagship hotel in Beijing. Previously, he worked for Inter-Continental Hotels for five years.
The current general manager of the Renaissance London Chancery Court, Teresa Maw, is to remain with Marriott.
By Janet Harmer
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