Guangzhou, July 2022 – Sofitel Guangzhou Sunrich is pleased to announce the appointment of Charles Demange as the hotel’s General Manager, effective from July, 2022.
Mr. Demange embarked his career in hospitality in Food and Beverage department at Sofitel Legend Metropole Hanoi in 2006, his career footprints cover various exciting properties include the renowned Raffles Singapore and Raffles Grand Hotel d' Angkor. Mr. Demange was the Hotel Manager of Sofitel Guangzhou Sunrich in 2016, he held his first General Manager role at Pullman Suzhou Zhonghui in 2018, where he successfully led the pre-opening project and opened this global flagship Pullman hotel. Before re-joining Sofitel Guangzhou Sunrich, he was the General Manager of Grand Millennium Hongqiao Shanghai.
Originally from France, Mr. Demange earned his Bachelor Degree in Asset and Revenue Management at Ecole hôtelière de Lausanne. He then received his MBA degree in International Hotel and Service Industry Management at Glion Institute of Higher Education. With over 17 years of rich experience in the hospitality industry, Mr. Demange has demonstrated leadership and effective, efficient management in all aspects of the hotel’s operations.
Commenting on his appointment, Mr. Demange said, “I am delighted to return to Guangzhou and take on this new role, Sofitel Guangzhou Sunrich is a dynamic property that shares an authentic passion for the new French art de vivre and luxurious French hospitality. I look forward to collaborating with the entire team and to continuing to distinguish the hotel with its uncompromising service infused with new French elegance, allure and refinement.”
As the flagship Sofitel in Greater China, Sofitel Guangzhou Sunrich is strategically located in Tianhe, the dynamic financial and commercial district of Guangzhou. Facilities include 493 spectacular Paris style décor rooms and suites, 5 innovative bars and restaurants, 17 state-of-the-art meeting rooms including a Grand Ballroom, extensive recreational facilities featuring the award winning Sofitel Spa, a Sofitel Fitness 24-hour fitness centre and an indoor pool with under water music.