19th October 2009, New Delhi, India: The Oberoi Group appoints Mr. Justin Purves as Director of Sales, Leisure for Europe. Mr. Purves is in charge of The Oberoi Group’s present and future portfolio of leisure hotels, resorts and cruisers under the luxury ‘Oberoi’ and five star ‘Trident’ brands.
Based at The Oberoi Group’s office in London, Mr. Purves is responsible to Mr. Mark Allvey, the incoming Vice President - Sales and Marketing, Europe, Middle East and Africa.
Most recently, Mr. Justin Purves was the Founder and Managing Director of Saint Judes Boutique Hotel in Glasgow, Scotland. Prior to that, he spent five years with Mandarin Oriental Hotel Group as the Regional Director of Sales for the emerging markets of Continental Europe and five years with Rocco Forte Hotels in Sales positions.
Mr. Liam Lambert, President, Oberoi Hotels & Resorts said, "We are pleased to welcome Mark. He brings with him many years of experience. He will be a great asset to our team. Mark’s immediate task would be to establish the regional sales offices."
Mr. Liam Lambert, President, Oberoi Hotels & Resorts said, "We welcome Justin to The Oberoi Group. Justin knows the European market intimately. He will be a great addition to our sales efforts in the region".
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