New hire for serviced apartment provider
Edinburgh-based serviced apartment provider Lateral City has appointed Suzanne Ezzi to the position of sales & marketing manager.
Ezzi, a native of Dunblane, joins the company from the Crowne Plaza Edinburgh, where she was sales manager.
In her role, Ezzi swill be responsible for the company’s luxury properties: Old Town Chambers and Merchiston Residence, as well as the new Edinburgh Grand, which is due to open in summer 2017.
She has previously worked at Edinburgh’s Dynamic Earth and Fairmont St Andrews, along with periods working for the Fairmont brand in Vancouver, Canada.
Ezzi takes over from John Read, who is leaving the business to pursue new opportunities in Canada.
She said: “Serviced apartments are one of the fastest growing sectors of the hospitality industry, so it’s an exciting time to be joining one of Edinburgh’s leading providers.
“Lateral City has plenty in the pipeline over the coming months, including both the redevelopment of RBS’s former headquarters in St Andrew Square and a new property on Glasgow’s George Square, and I can’t wait to get stuck in!”
Gavin MacLennan, general manager of Lateral City, said: “In her role, Suzanne will be focused on bringing in more direct sales to the business – an area in which she has a strong track record. She’s a great fit with the rest of our team and I’m sure will she’ll help us push our company to the next level.
“I’d also like to thank John for his work with us over the past year. It’s been great to work with someone who is just starting their career in the hospitality sector and we wish him all the best in his new adventures across the pond.”