Worldwide: Former chief operating officer at Lore Group, David Taylor, has been promoted to CEO ahead of the group’s sixth hotel opening.
Taylor brings over 25 years of experience to the position, having recently overseen Lore Group’s opening of Lyle Washington DC in April 2021.
Prior to his position with Lore, he launched the EDITION brand in 2013 and led Starwood Capital’s Principal Hotel portfolio as chief operating officer.
The promotion comes as Lore prepares to launch One Hundred Shoreditch, the group’s second hotel in London, next month.
Speaking about his appointment, Taylor said: “After a very difficult time for our industry, I am pleased to lead the next phase of development for Lore Group. With five unique hotels, a sixth due imminently, we are in a strong position for the future. I am looking forward to the launch of One Hundred Shoreditch, having opened the original Hoxton Hotel in Shoreditch in 2006.”
In addition to his role at Lore Group, Taylor is an ambassador for Hospitality Action, the Master Innholders, and the Institute of Hospitality. He also serves as a Trustee for The Savoy Educational Trust.
Lore Group designs, manages and operates hotels and food and beverage concepts in major cities across Europe and the United States. Properties include Pulitzer Amsterdam, Sea Containers London, Riggs Washington DC, and more.