Hôtel Metropole welcomes new General Manager Pierre Ferchaud


From 1st November, the Hôtel Metropole Monte-Carlo will welcome Pierre Ferchaud as General Manager. He replaces Jean-Claude Messant who is now the Manager of Royal Mansour.

Pierre Ferchaud graduated from the l’Ecole Hôtelière in Strasbourg and began his career in 1978 working at Grosvenor House Hotel in London followed by Le Meurice in Paris and then The Hotel Palace in Madrid.

He was given functional as well as operational responsibilities, allowing him to acquire the necessary knowledge to join the American Marriott Group as General Manager at the Hotel Prince de Galles in 1983. From 1988 to 1993, he worked at the Concorde Hotels

Group handling the Concorde Lafayette, before being appointed General Manager of the German Group Oetker in 1994, which owns the Hotel Bristol in Paris.

With the support of his team, he succeeded in making it one of the most famous palaces in the world.

After managing the Parisian palace for 17 years, Pierre Ferchaud took on the responsibility of Hotel Fouquet’s Barriere in 2010, with the objective of developing the hotel’s international presence.

Ferchaud is also the co-author of a report which validates the quantitative and qualitative criteria of hotel rankings creating the new label “Palace”, which is available for exceptional 5 stars hotels.

Acclaimed for his expertise in the luxury hotel sector aswell as his management style, he combines professionalism, attention to detail and listening skills to his roles. His success lies in the management philosophy that he has been using for many years:

conviction, ambition, trust and respect.

Commenting on his new position, Pierre Ferchaud said “Joining the Hôtel Metropole Monte-Carlo is a great honour. It is a place where history enriches the present

, and has unique values with its sophisticated luxury and world-class gastronomy.

It is with pride and honour that I share my ambitions with our motivated staff in order to further integrate this mythical establishment as one of the top luxury hotels in the world.”

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