Drew Clarke Joins Waldorf Astoria Beverly Hills as Director of Sales and Marketing
BEVERLY HILLS, Calif. - Waldorf Astoria Beverly Hills announces the appointment of Drew Clarke as the new Director of Sales and Marketing, bringing a wealth of knowledge and experience to the award-winning property. Clarke will oversee the sales and marketing teams, both dynamic divisions essential to the growth and success of the hotel.
Clarke returns to his home state of California with his new position at the Waldorf Astoria Beverly Hills after his career in luxury hospitality has taken him around the world. Over the last two decades, he has worked across various capacities including Food and Beverage, Human Resources, Sales and Marketing at the Four Seasons properties in Santa Barbara and Hualalai, and most recently served as Director of Sales and Marketing at the Four Seasons Hotel Gresham Palace Budapest, helping to strategically advance the growth and reputation of the five-star property.
“We are thrilled to have Drew join our exemplary team in Beverly Hills and know that he will be a tremendous asset in continuing to drive awareness, forge creative partnerships and increase reservations as we enter our third year since opening,” said Vanessa Williams, general manager of Waldorf Astoria Beverly Hills.
Clarke looks forward to returning to Southern California, enjoying the great weather and outdoor activities, reconnecting with old friends and making new ones in Beverly Hills.
Learn more about Waldorf Astoria Hotels & Resorts at www.waldorfastoria.com.
About Waldorf Astoria Beverly Hills
Waldorf Astoria Beverly Hills is Waldorf Astoria Hotels & Resorts' first new build on the West Coast and second California property, joining the legendary Waldorf Astoria portfolio of now 26 hotels and resorts. The hotel's 119 deluxe rooms and 51 suites are part of a world-class, Art Deco- influenced design created by renowned interior design firm Pierre-Yves Rochon, Inc. (PYR). World-class dining can be discovered at the hotel with three venues created by the legendary French chef Jean-Georges Vongerichten: the elegant Jean-Georges Beverly Hills, the chef's signature restaurant, as well as The Rooftop by JG and Jean-Georges Beverly Hills Bar. Helmed by a top-notch team of culinary experts hand picked by Vongerichten and including Executive Chef Steve Benjamin of L'Atelier de Joël Robuchon fame, the chefs are committed to sourcing foods locally whenever possible and a cornerstone of the menus in all the food and beverage offerings at the Waldorf Astoria Beverly Hills. The hotel also features 6,300 square feet of meeting spaces, perfect for social events, corporate meetings or gala celebrations.
The property recently won the Forbes Five-Star Award, was ranked No. 1 in the Conde Nast Traveler 2017 Readers’ Choice Awards as Best Hotel in Los Angeles, and has also been named best new hotel on the Travel + Leisure 2018 It List, 2018 Travel + Leisure “World’s Best” Awards, and by U.S. News and World Report. For more information, visit www.waldorfastoriabeverlyhills.com.
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