Jacobs Media Group is honoured to be the recipient of the 2020 Queen's Award for Enterprise.

The Belfry appoints new general manager

18 July 2018 by
The Belfry appoints new general manager

The Belfry Hotel & Resort has appointed Chris Eigelaar as its new general manager.

Eigelaar, originally from South Africa, has 22 years of experience in hospitality, having worked in hotels and resorts across the UK, including DoubleTree by Hilton, Locke Hotels, Sofitel and QHotels.

Located in Sutton Coldfield, near Birmingham, the Belfry, famed for its golf course, has hosted the Ryder Cup four times.

Speaking about his appointment, Eigelaar said: "It's a real honour to be managing the Belfry and to be able to work with such an experienced team who are renowned for providing world‐class services.

"Customer service is pivotal in managing a successful resort and I believe in the importance of investing time and resources into my team to ensure effective communication and attention to detail, so that we continue to offer the highest level of service that the Belfry is renowned for."

Resort director of the Belfry, James Stewart, said: "We're delighted to welcome Chris to the team and we look forward to the incredible wealth of knowledge and expertise that he will bring to the role.

"Chris's appointment will play a critical role in supporting the Belfry's continual growth strategy and driving its leadership position. With his approachable and outgoing personality combined with a strong passion for customer service and abundance of exciting ideas for the future, we wish him nothing but the best in the position."

The Belfry appoints Ryan Swift head chef of Ryder Grill restaurant >>

Malmaison and Hotel du Vin to take over management of The Belfry >>

Belfry owner KSL acquires Malmaison and Hotel Du Vin >>

The Caterer Breakfast Briefing Email

Start the working day with The Caterer’s free breakfast briefing email

Sign Up and manage your preferences below

Check mark icon
Thank you

You have successfully signed up for the Caterer Breakfast Briefing Email and will hear from us soon!

Jacobs Media Group is honoured to be the recipient of the 2020 Queen's Award for Enterprise.

The highest official awards for UK businesses since being established by royal warrant in 1965. Read more.


Ad Blocker detected

We have noticed you are using an adblocker and – although we support freedom of choice – we would like to ask you to enable ads on our site. They are an important revenue source which supports free access of our website's content, especially during the COVID-19 crisis.

trade tracker pixel tracking