John O’Shea named GM of the Langham, Gold Coast

John O’Shea has been appointed general manager of The Langham, Gold Coast and The Jewel Residences, Gold Coast, which are scheduled to open in 2022.

A Queenslander, O’Shea has more than 40 years’ experience in pre-openings, hotel renovations and operations, and was most recently managing director of Splash Beach Resort & Villas in Phuket, where he oversaw the resort’s renovation and re-branding.

“A dedicated leader who has been with the Group for over a decade, John is best placed to take the helm of The Langham and Jewel Residences, the two most highly anticipated openings on the Gold Coast,” said Stefan Leser, Langham Hospitality Group’s CEO.

“I am confident that John’s wealth of experience will not only continue to elevate The Langham brand in the region, but he will deliver the promise of impeccable service standards and luxury experiences for which the brand is renowned.”