Waterford Hotel Group announces the appointment of Anish Patney as general manager of the Hilton Hartford Hotel
Hartford, CT (October 25, 2013)?— Waterford Hotel Group has announced the appointment of Anish Patney as General Manager of the 393-room Hilton Hartford. As general manager, Patney is responsible for all of the hotel?s operations, sales and administration, as well as more than 200 associates employed at the property. Waterford Hotel Group, Inc. professionally manages the 393-room Hilton Hartford, a state-of-the-art, luxury hotel with all the benefits and convenience of a downtown location.
With more than 15 years of hospitality experience, Patney has held numerous positions across several brands, including Marriott, Starwood and Hilton. He joined Waterford Hotel Group in 2005 as Director of Banquets for the Marriott Hartford Downtown in CT, where he was later promoted to Director of Food & Beverage. Patney had also previously served as Director of Operations for the full-service, 285-room Mystic Marriott Hotel & Spa in Groton, CT. Patney joins the Hilton Hartford from his most recent role as General Manager for the 237-room Sheraton Hartford Hotel at Bradley Airport in Windsor Locks, CT, which under his direction achieved the top Guest Experience Index (GEI) score for all Sheraton hotels in North America earlier this year.
?Anish?s proven leadership skills make him the perfect fit at the Hilton Hartford,? commented Rob Winchester, President & COO for Waterford Hotel Group. ?He is a seasoned general manager with an impressive track record of success, and I am confident that he will be a tremendous asset to this hotel.”
Patney holds a Diploma from the Institute of Hotel Management and a Bachelor of Arts Degree in General Studies from the Osmania University in Hyderabad, India, a Master of Business Administration degree in Hospitality Administration from Johnson & Wales University in Providence, RI, and a Certificate in Restaurant Revenue Management from Cornell University in Ithaca, NY.
He currently resides in Broad Brook, CT.