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Mark Allvey Named Global Sales Director for Rocco
Forte Hotels, Gregory Bradelle as Director of Sales
& Marketing for Le Richemond in Geneva
30 October 2006 - Rocco Forte Hotels is pleased to announce the appointment of Mark Allvey as Global Sales Director based at the company’s head office in London and Gregory Bradelle as Director of Sales & Marketing for Rocco Forte’s Le Richemond in Geneva.  

In his newly-created role, Mark will manage and grow Rocco Forte Hotels’ international sales network and provide leadership for the sales professionals within the hotels.  Mark joins Rocco Forte Hotels from One&Only Resorts, where he was Vice President of Sales for two years.  Previously, he was London Regional Sales Director for Morgans Hotel Group, where he was responsible for the Sanderson and St Martins Lane.  Mark also brings with him ten years of experience at Pan Pacific Hotels & Resorts where he was Director of Sales & Marketing for Singapore and Vancouver, as well as Regional Sales Director in London for a time.  The formative years of his career were spent with Trusthouse Forte and Sheraton.  

Gregory, who held the role of International Sales Director for six months while a permanent replacement was found, has been promoted to the role of Director of Sales & Marketing for Rocco Forte’s Le Richemond, having been Assistant Director of Sales & Marketing at Rocco Forte’s Hotel de Russie in Rome.  Prior to working for Rocco Forte Hotels, Gregory was the Corporate & Leisure Sales Manager for The Mark in New York and also spent nine years with The Leading Hotels of the World in both London and Paris.

Historically Geneva’s most famous hotel, Rocco Forte’s Le Richemond will re-open in May 2007 following an extensive 18-month renovation that will bring a new level of sophistication to the property.  The re-design of the hotel has been created by the internationally renowned John Stephanidis.  


Sue Heady
Media Relations Director
Rocco Forte Hotels
Direct line: 020 7766 3107

Also See: Rocco Forte Hotels and Bank of Scotland Acquire Le Richemond in Geneva for $79.3 million; Plans to Refurbish and Extend the Hotel to 125 rooms / July 2004

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