Mandarin Oriental Hotel Group has announced the appointment of Anthony McHale as General Manager of Mandarin Oriental Hyde Park, London effective April 6.
McHale is a veteran hotelier with more than 30 years experience of managing luxury hotels around the world. He joins Mandarin Oriental from Orient Express Hotels, where his most recent position was General Manager of Keswick Hall Club and Estate in Charlottesville, VA, that has been frequently listed as one of the “world’s best hotels” in various international publications. McHale was also General Manager of the award-winning Windsor Court Hotel in New Orleans from 2000 to 2005. Prior to this, McHale was with The Hotel Bel Air, Los Angeles where he held the position of Hotel Manager from 1997 to 2000. Over the previous 15 years, McHale gained significant experience through senior hotel management positions with a variety of hotel groups, including The Peninsula Hotels and Four Seasons Hotels and Resorts.
McHale, who is British with U.S. and Canadian citizenship, was educated in the UK and has been a member of the Chaine des Rôtisseurs, an officer of Confrérie des Chevaliers du Tastevin and a board member of the New Orleans Tourism and Marketing Association.