Hand Picked Hotels (HPH) has appointed Ignace Bauwens as its new chief executive officer.
As CEO, Bauwens will be responsible for the day-to-day operations of the business, including the implementation of a number of core initiatives at individual hotel level. His objective will be to make Hand Picked Hotels the top collection of destination hotels in the UK and Channel Islands.
Bauwens replaces Julia Hands, HPH’s outgoing chairman and CEO. Hands will remain with the collection of 21 luxury country house hotels as chairman.