NEW YORK, NY – Morgans Hotel Group Co. (MHG) today named John “JP” Oliver as regional vice president of Miami and general manager of Delano in South Beach, effective October 20, 2008.
Oliver joins MHG from LXR Hotels & Resorts (formerly Wyndham International) where he spent more than fifteen years in various management positions. Most recently, Oliver served as vice president and managing director of Puerto Rico, where he was responsible for operations at the El San Juan Hotel & Casino, El Conquistador Resort & Casino, and Condado Plaza Hotel & Casino. Prior to that, he was area vice president of the Caribbean Region for LXR.
“We are pleased to welcome JP to the Morgans team,” said David Weidlich, executive vice president of operations for MHG. “With over 20 years of hotel experience, we believe that JP’s extensive management expertise and proven leadership will be integral to the continued success of our Miami properties and to the highly-anticipated launch of Mondrian in Miami.”