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The Langham, Sydney appoints new General Manager and Director of Sales & Marketing

November 9, 2016 Appointments No Comments Print Print Email Email

The Langham, Sydney is pleased to announce the appointment of Gaylord Lamy as General Manager as well as Lachlan Harris as Director of Sales & Marketing. Both Lamy and Harris boast significant experience in the hospitality industry and will be pivotal constituents in continuing to position The Langham, Sydney as the must- visit harbourside luxury hotel.

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Gaylord Lamy

Gaylord Lamy is a twenty- year veteran of the hospitality industry with extensive experience spanning food and beverage as well as operations. Gaylord has been a valued member of The Langham brand since first joining in 2004 and has most recently served as the Director of Operations at The Langham, Chicago. The role saw him oversee the day-to-day operations of the hotel, which included evaluating business procedures and implementing measures for improvement and growth.

Preceding his time as part of The Langham brand, Lamy worked heavily in food and beverage for exclusive Parisian hotels Le Meridien Etoile and Hotel Meurice. A French native, Lamy earned a degree in food & wine service from Versailles-based Lycee Tecomah on top of a degree in bartending from Lycee Auguste Escoffier in Cergy-Pontoise. Lamy’s dedication to experiencing and learning other cultures has taken him to Hong Kong, North America and now Sydney, Australia.

Lamy first joined Langham Hospitality Group in 2004 at Eaton Hong Kong. Following that, he was appointed the Director of Food & Beverage at The Langham, Boston and promoted to the Director of Operations role at The Langham, Chicago most recently prior to his Sydney appointment.

“With a long history in food and beverage and more recently operations, I am looking forward to bringing my combined knowledge and experience to The Langham Sydney to continue to build its reputation as the city’s leading luxury harbourside retreat.” states Lamy.

“I am also looking forward to immersing myself in the Sydney culture and learning how to surf!”

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Lachlan Harris

Lachlan Harris has extensive experience in thehospitality industry ahead of joining The Langham, Sydney as Director of Sales and Marketing.  Harris has a dual role and is also the Director of Sales – Australia for the Langham Hospitality Group.

Prior to joining The Langham brand, Harris worked at Shangri-La Hotels and Resorts as Director of Sales and Director of Business Development – MICE and Incentives. In his most recent role, Harris was responsible for the implementation of Shangri-La sales management system, training programs and sales activity plans whilst concurrently overseeing the sales functions, marketing planning, revenue management, sales organisation and administration.

Harris’s experience extends beyond sales with previous roles related to business development at Starwood Hotels and Resorts and the Art Series Hotel Group.

“We are incredibly pleased to welcome Lachlan Harris to the Langham family. Lachlan’s experience and expertise will be a valued addition to our dynamic sales and marketing team,” added Gaylord Lamy.

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