Paul Duggan has been appointed general manager of the 615-bedroom Holiday Inn London Heathrow M4J4 hotel, ahead of a comprehensive refurbishment later this year.
With a career in hospitality spanning three decades, Duggan has previous experience as general manager of Radisson Blu Edwardian properties including the New Providence Wharf in London's Canary Wharf and the brand's Heathrow hotel. He was most recently venue director of the De Vere Beaumont Estate in Windsor, operated by Principal Hotel Company.
Duggan's first project has been to open the new T6 bar and restaurant concept, A refurbishment of the other public will start later this year.
Duggan said: "It's an exciting time for the hotel. Not only are we launching T6 now, we are also preparing for a comprehensive refurbishment of our lobby and public spaces due to commence later this year. I am thrilled to join the hotel at such an exciting time and lead such a capable team."
Simon Teasdale, managing director of the owner and operating company Lapithus Hotels Management UK, added: "Paul is widely regarded in the industry as a prominent hotel manager with years of impressive experience. We are delighted to welcome him to the hotel at a time of significant change and development."
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