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Katerina Esakova Appointed Director of Sales for the The Stafford London
by Kempinski in London, England

London, September 19 2011 - On the heels of the completion of a more than £6 million renovation and the opening of The Lyttelton, The Stafford London by Kempinski is experiencing change within their executive team as well.  Katerina Esakova has been appointed as Director of Sales, effectively immediately.

“We are thrilled to welcome a sales professional of Katerina’s calibre to The Stafford,” said General Manager Leon Baum. “Her extensive experience, proven ability to form lasting bonds with clients, and tenacity for uncovering new leads, makes us confident that she is the perfect addition to our team.”

Esakova brings almost a decade of hotel sales and business development experience within the travel and luxury hospitality sectors to The Stafford.  She has lead sales and marketing teams at some of the top hotels in Europe including Park Hyatt Moscow. Most recently, Esakova served at Acting Assistant Director of Sales/Business Development Manager at The Langham, London (a member of Leading Hotels of the World.)

About The Stafford London by Kempinski:
Tucked away in the heart of St James’s The Stafford radiates an air of Englishness into an increasingly international capital. From the 380-year-old working wine cellars to the restored Carriage House and contemporary Stafford Mews suites, it is the first choice for the discerning traveller. This January, the hotel began a more than £6 million renovation project that resulted in the redesign of the hotel’s first-floor reception and lounges, Main House guest rooms and corridors, and new rustic-British restaurant: The Lyttelton.

About Kempinski:
Created in 1897, Kempinski Hotels is Europe's oldest luxury hotel group. Kempinski's rich heritage of impeccable personal service and superb hospitality is complemented by the exclusivity and individuality of its properties.

Kempinski now comprises a portfolio of 65 five-star hotels in 28 countries and continues to add new properties in Europe, the Middle East, Africa and Asia. Each one reflects the strength and success of the Kempinski brand without losing sight of its heritage.

The portfolio comprises historic landmark properties, award-winning urban lifestyle hotels, outstanding resorts, and prestigious residences. Each one imbues the quality guests have come to expect from Kempinski while embracing the cultural traditions of its location.

Kempinski is a founding member of the Global Hotel Alliance (GHA): the world's largest alliance of independent hotels.

To book or for further information visit:

Lauren Finocchiaro
Account Director
212 251 1015

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Also See: The Stafford London by Kempinski in London, England Nears Completion of $9.8 Million Renovation of its 24 Guest Rooms and all Public Areas / April 2011

Leon Baum Appointed General Manager of The Stafford London by Kempinski in London, England / March 2011

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