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Guido Polito Appointed as Chief Executive Officer of Baglioni Hotels

Milan, April 5th, 2011 – We are delighted to announce that Guido Polito has been appointed Chief Executive Officer of Baglioni Hotels. Guido will succeed Roberto Polito, founder of the prestigious Baglioni hotel chain, who will remain as President of the group.

Guido Polito, who in his position as Vice President Operations of Baglioni Hotels, brought many developments to the Company. These included the creation of a new design concept first seen at the Baglioni Hotel London, the definition of new quality standards and a profound enhancement of human resources along with the development of new brand values, all of which have contribute greatly to the international growth of Baglioni Hotels.

“We have important projects in the pipeline for our Collection” – declared Guido Polito – “we wish to push the brand into new markets, beginning with the opening of a resort in Marrakech next year, in collaboration with internationally recognized partners such as Jade Jagger and Six Senses Spa. The goal is to double our presence abroad, in countries like India, the Arabic Peninsula as well as Paris and New York, always maintaining our identity as ambassadors of hospitality Made in Italy”.

Roberto Polito commenting on this important company decision said: “The appointment of Guido Polito marks the beginning of a generational change in the sign of continuity and maintaining the values and business management recognized in all tourism sectors as the “Baglioni Philosophy”. These characteristics make Baglioni Hotels a unique reality in the sector, in terms of quality of service and customer care.”

As part of the reorganization of the company’s top executives, Giuliano Rocchi, who has served for years as Chief Financial & Administrative Director, Baglioni Hotels, has been appointed as Vice President of the group.

Vanessa Zanaboni
Press Office
Via della Moscova, 18 | 20121 Milano
Tel. +39 02 77333706 |
Maggie Garratt
Group PR Director Baglioni Hotels Collection
Ph: 0044 (0)7767 883303


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Also See: Baglioni Hotels Names Maurizio D’Este Vice President, Sales and Revenue / October 2009

Paul M. McManus has been appointed President of the Baglioni Hotels Advisory Board on Development & Strategic Positioning / March 2009

Sator’s Private Equity Fund Investing 30 million in the Baglioni Hotel Group; Roberto Polito Will Continue to Lead the Portfolio of 14 Hotels / September 2008

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