Nicola Beliard, the current general manger of The Peninsula Bangkok, will transfer to The Peninsula Paris as general manager of the property beginning in January. Beliard will oversee the launch of The Peninsula Paris, which is the 10th Peninsula hotel and the first Peninsula hotel in Europe. The hotel is slated to open in 2013.
Born in France and educated in the U.S., Beliard began his career in St. Tropez, France, where he took on senior positions with internal luxury hotels. Beliard joined HSH in 2009 as resident manager of The Peninsula Hong Kong and become general manager in 2010.