Stefano Lodi has been appointed general manager of St. James's Hotel and Club following Anjana Pandya's move to the role of managing director.
Lodi joins the Mayfair property with more than 15 years' hospitality experience.
He kicked off his career in 2003 as a reception supervisor at the Howard hotel, which was followed by spells at the Mandeville hotel and No. Ten Manchester Street hotel.
Most recently Lodi was general manager at the Wellesley in Knightsbridge.
St. James's Hotel and Club is a member of the Small Luxury Hotels of the World. It is also home to Michelin-starred restaurant Seven Park Place by William Drabble.