New managing director for three Rosewood properties in New Zealand

Stephane Massarini has steppped up at Rosewood Hotels & Resorts.

Rosewood Hotels & Resorts has appointed Stephane Massarini as managing director of New Zealand properties Rosewood Kauri CliffsRosewood Cape Kidnappers and Rosewood Matakauri.

The three Robertson Lodges joined the Rosewood portfolio in late 2023.

Massarini has been with Rosewood since 2021 as resort manager of Rosewood Le Guanahani St. Barth in the Caribbean’s French West Indies. He also served as general manager at IHG InterContinental Beppu and Spa in Japan.

“With Stephane’s proven track record of exceptional leadership and his wealth of experience, Rosewood is thrilled to have him leading their three New Zealand properties,” the company said in a statement.