Sydney five-star hotel, Four Seasons Hotel Sydney has strengthened its leadership team with the appointment of two highly regarded senior managers.
Respected Australian hospitality leader Simon Barnett has been appointed hotel manager, while renowned senior sales and marketing expert Helen Radic has joined the executive team as director of marketing.
A highly skilled and personable hotelier, Melbourne-born Simon has taken the reigns from his previous role as director of marketing at Four Seasons Hotel Sydney, marking the third promotion in his six years at the property.
Simon brings more than 25 years’ experience in hospitality to the role, working for top hotel groups in Australia and across the globe including Hilton Hotels and Jumeriah Hotels & Resorts in London and New York.
Fellow Victorian Helen has joined Four Seasons with an impressive career spanning more than 25 years in Australian hotels, including eight years in her most recent role as cluster director of sales and marketing at Sydney Harbour Marriott Hotel.
With a passion for developing and mentoring future leaders in hospitality, Helen has successfully led sales and marketing teams at a number of luxury hotels across Australia, and acted as hotel manager at Sir Stamford Circular Quay in 2005.
General manager of Four Seasons Hotel Sydney, Rudolf van Dijk said he was delighted to bolster the leadership team with the new senior level appointments.
“Simon and Helen deliver an enviable combination of extensive operational experience and financial savviness, with collective experience of more than 50 years in delivering success in luxury hotels across the world,” Mr van Dijk said.
In collaboration with other members of Four Seasons Hotel Sydney’s executive team, Simon and Helen will continue the success of the iconic hotel, spearheading major upcoming projects including the launch of a new modern Australian restaurant.