Florence, July 29th 2020 – Starhotels is pleased to announce two new leaders for its Commercial and Operations departments, as part of an undergoing strategic reorganization: Antonio Ducceschi has been appointed Chief Commercial Officer, while Gaetano Gatti will now be leading Operations as Chief Operating Officer.

The new organizational set-up comes from internal developments, aspiring to give a stronger impulse to the company’s business expansion plans.

Antonio Ducceschi is a passionate professional with a strong background in the tourism industry. After several international experiences, lastly in the Principality of Monaco as Regional Director Sales & Marketing Europe for Fairmont Hotels & Resorts, Ducceschi entered Starhotels’ team in 2017 as Cluster General Manager Starhotels Collezione.

In his new position as Chief Commercial Officer, Ducceschi is now responsible for a cross-sectional team covering Sales, Marketing & PR, Revenue and Distribution activities for all of the Group’s 30 hotels.

After over 20 years of  enthusiastic work in Starhotels, having filled prominent positions and seen to the expansion of the Group’s business, Gaetano Gatti is now appointed Chief Operating Officer, thus taking control over all the operative matters for all the company’s properties, while also coordinating each hotel’s Operations team and General Manager.

In the course of his career from Jolly Hotel to Starhotels, Gatti acquired great expertise and skills, together with a deep knowledge of all aspects of operations in the fields of hospitality and F&B. Being a natural overachiever, he always strives for higher standards in the effort to provide exceptional service, anticipating and exceeding guests’ expectations.