Gerard Denneny Named as General Manager for the 240-room Viceroy New York to Open in October 2013
NEW YORK, Sept. 10, 2013?– Viceroy Hotel Group is pleased to announce Gerard Denneny as General Manager of the brand new property Viceroy New York, slated to open in October on the iconic West 57th Street. Mr. Denneny, a luxury hotel veteran with over 20 years of management experience, began his position in April and is responsible for overseeing the successful launch of the 29-story hotel.
In his role as General Manager, Mr. Denneny will oversee Viceroy New York’s operations, as well as lead the New York team in delivering Viceroy Hotel Group’s premier standards of service. The hotel ? the group’s first Viceroy branded property in New York ? is being designed by powerhouse firm Roman and Williams, and will articulate a downtown aesthetic without compromising on the area’s noteworthy sophistication.
Mr. Denneny joins Viceroy Hotel Group from the Essex House New York, where he served as General Manager. Previously, he held senior positions at the 5-star property Jumeirah Carlton Tower in London and the Four Seasons Hotel Dublin. He began his career opening and managing a number of award-winning boutique properties.
“Gerard is the personification of a luxury hotelier,” said Bill Walshe, CEO of Viceroy Hotel Group. “His extraordinary attention to detail and leadership combine to create outstanding modern luxury hotel experiences for our guests. We are very lucky to have a leader of Gerard’s caliber launching Viceroy New York.”
A graduate of the Dublin Institute of Technology, Mr. Denneny holds a BSc in Hotel and Catering Management. He currently lives in New York City.