Mr. Denneny, a luxury hotel veteran with over 20 years of management experience, began his position in April and is responsible for overseeing the successful launch of the 29-story hotel.

In his role as General Manager, Mr. Denneny will oversee Viceroy New York's operations, as well as lead the New York team in delivering Viceroy Hotel Group's premier standards of service. The hotel – the group's first Viceroy branded property in New York – is being designed by powerhouse firm Roman and Williams, and will articulate a downtown aesthetic without compromising on the area's noteworthy sophistication.

Mr. Denneny joins Viceroy Hotel Group from the Essex House New York, where he served as General Manager. Previously, he held senior positions at the 5-star property Jumeirah Carlton Tower in London and the Four Seasons Hotel Dublin. He began his career opening and managing a number of award-winning boutique properties.