Virgin Hotels has announced that James Bermingham is the company’s new CEO, effective immediately. Bermingham joins the Virgin Hotels executive team following nearly two decades with Montage International. He will be responsible for delivering the company’s global growth pipeline, customer experience, and culture.
Bringing more than 35 years of industry experience to the position, Bermingham began his hospitality career in his hometown of Dublin, followed by 10 years in London, including executive roles with ITT Sheraton Corporation. His career then led him to the United States, where he held GM roles at the St. Regis Hotel in Houston and the Montage Laguna Beach. Since 2008, he served as executive vice president, operations for Montage International, where he oversaw all aspects of operations for the Montage and Pendry Hotel brands’ seven hotels and resorts, including owner relations, culture development, and sales and marketing.
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