Mandarin Oriental, Milan opens 2015

Mandarin Oriental Hotel Group has confirmed the appointment of Luca Finardi as General Manager of Mandarin Oriental, Milan which is scheduled to open in 2015.  His appointment is effective from 1 July, 2014.

Mr Finardi has a wealth of experience in the Italian luxury hospitality industry with prior appointments as General Manager of the Royaldemeure Spa Hotels, Hotel Savoy and Villa San Michele in Florence. He joins Mandarin Oriental from Belmond Hotels (formerly known as Orient Express Hotels) where he held the position of General Manager and Area Manager, Sicily at Grand Hotel Timeo & Villa Sant’Andrea in Taormina.

Mr Finardi studied Tourism and graduated from the ITT “Toscanelli”, Florence. An Italian national he is also fluent in both English and French.

Mandarin Oriental, Milan (before renovations)