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Vincent Piro and Jordan Cooper Join Millennium Biltmore Hotel
and Millennium Hotel Cincinnati, Respectively
 
August 7, 2008 (New York, NY) – Millennium Hotels & Resorts is pleased to announce the appointments of Vincent Piro as Regional Vice President/General Manager at the Millennium Biltmore Hotel, Los Angeles, and Jordan Cooper as General Manager at the Millennium Hotel Cincinnati.
 
Vincent Piro, Regional Vice President/General Manager, 
Millennium Biltmore Hotel Los Angeles 

A highly accomplished hospitality executive with experience at prominent hotel properties on each coast of the United States, Piro is responsible for all operations at the Millennium Biltmore Hotel in Los Angeles as well as regional responsibilities for the Millennium Resort Scottsdale McCormick Ranch in Arizona. Piro joins Millennium Hotels & Resorts after serving as President of AMD Hospitality and as Hospitality Consultant for both the Morgans Hotel Group and Five Chairs Inc. Previously, Piro served as Area General Manager at the Kor Hotel Group where his responsibilities were to oversee the Viceroy chain as well as the Tides Hotel in Miami Beach, Florida, from 2002-2007. Piro was also instrumental in the launch of the Soho Grand, the first high end boutique hotel in Soho, from 1996-1997. Prior to that, Piro served as General Manager of several Starwood Hotels and Resorts, including the W Hotel in New York City, from 2000-2002; Piro’s career began at the famous Algonquin Hotel in New York City.  
 
A native of New York City and northern New Jersey, Piro earned a degree in Hotel and Restaurant Management at Bergen Community College and William Patterson University.
 
Jordan Cooper, General Manager, 
Millennium Hotel Cincinnati

An exceptionally practiced hospitality professional, Cooper joins Millennium Hotels & Resorts with over two decades of experience. For the past six years, Cooper held the position of General Manager at the Hilton in Philadelphia. He has also served as Managing Director at Warwick Hotel & Towers, a 568-room property in Philadelphia, PA, from 1999-2001, and as a business owner of a membership travel club for professional singles from 1996-1999. Cooper’s hospitality career began at Interstate Hotels and Resorts where he served as General Manager of three of their properties from 1984-1996. 
 
A native of New York, Cooper earned an Associates Degree in Sociology from the University of Memphis.

“We’re pleased to welcome Vincent and Jordan to the Millennium team and look forward to their leadership at these key hotels,” said John Arnett, President and CEO of Millennium Hotels & Resorts. “Their extensive knowledge in the hospitality industry and experience with specific regions will play a key role as Millennium Hotels & Resorts continues to grow.”

About Millennium Hotels & Resorts
Millennium Hotels and Resorts (MHR) is the North American arm of London-based Millennium and Copthorne Hotels plc (MLC). The MHR portfolio includes 15 hotels in the U.S., offering both business and leisure travelers upscale accommodations in  premier locations from major cities to resort areas. Hotels include the Millennium Broadway and The Premier Hotel, located in the heart of New York’s Times Square; the historic Millennium Biltmore Hotel in downtown Los Angeles; the Millennium Bostonian, overlooking Faneuil Hall and Quincy Market in Boston; and the Millennium Knickerbocker Hotel, situated on Chicago’s famed Magnificent Mile.  For more information or reservations, please call 866-866-8086 or visit www.millenniumhotels.com

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Contact:

Jeanenne La Bella
212.255.6541
Jeanenne@hawkpr.com

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Also See: Millennium Hotels & Resorts Creates a New Brand for Top-of-the-Market Properties - Grand Millennium / May 2008
David Renker Named SVP of Sales & Marketing and Edgar Elliott as VP of Design & Development for Millennium Hotels & Resorts / November 2007
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