John founded Manhattan Group in 2001. It provides recruitment solutions at the middle and senior management levels for the hospitality industry. He is based in Melbourne, Australia.
Originally from Australia, John worked for twenty years in leading luxury hospitality companies across a range of executive positions on four continents. He has been associated with market leaders such as US based Four Seasons, Hamburg’s Vier Jahreszeiten, the Savoy and Peninsula Groups, Hayman Resort & leading international independents. He was responsible for managing operational teams, large and small, implemented strategic change and led hotels to industry ‘Best Practice’ levels.
John holds a Doctor of Business and Adminstration from Swinburne University and a MBA from Monash University.
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