Egypt’s Royal Maxim Palace Kempinski has announced the appointment of Brice Péan as its new general manager as of January 12, 2021. Péan has over 30 years of experience in the luxury hospitality field, including senior management roles with Hilton Hotels in Vienna, Cairo, Adelaide, Fiji and Shanghai.
In 1986, Péan joined the front office department of Hotel Meridien, Paris Etoile. Later, in 1991, he took over as assistant front office manager of the iconic Hotel Plaza Athénée, Paris.
Péan’s first general manager appointment was in 2007 at the Fiji Beach Resort & Spa, managed by Hilton Hotels. In 2010, he moved to Hilton Shanghai Hongqiao, where he was in charge of the hotel’s pre-opening. Péan joined Kempinski in 2012 as general manager of Kempinski Hotel Qingdao.
Most recently, Péan was general manager of Sunrise Kempinski Hotel Beijing and Yanqi Island from, overseeing 14 properties, including Sunrise Kempinski Hotel, Yanqi Hotel and 12 boutique hotels. In 2018, he held the position of managing director at the renowned Kempinski Hotel Beijing Lufthansa Centre.