Philippe Clarinval

Mr Clarinval, originally from Central Switzerland, has taken over the management of the Carlton Hotel in St. Moritz.

Following completion of his MBA degree in hotel management, Mr Clarinval has worked around the world. After holding several management positions in Europe, the USA and Asia, he then served as Resident Manager of Shangri-La Hotels and Resorts in Indonesia and Malaysia. Following that appointment, he spent seven years as Managing Director of the five-star Omnia Mountain Lodge luxury hotel in Zermatt, which he transformed into one of Switzerland's leading hotels.

The multilingual Swiss-Belgian citizen is also President of the AlpAdria Chapter of the Cornell Hotel Society and a member of the European Hotel Managers Association.