Guangzhou, July 2022 – Sofitel Guangzhou Sunrich is pleased to announce the appointment of Charles Demange as General Manager of the hotel, effective July 2022.
Mr. Demange started his hospitality career working in the Food and Beverage department of Sofitel Legend Metropole Hanoi in 2006. His career footprints span various exciting properties including the famous Raffles Singapore and Raffles Grand Hotel Angkor. Mr. Demange was the manager of Sofitel Guangzhou Sunrich Hotel in 2016, he took his first general manager position at Pullman Suzhou Zhonghui in 2018, where he successfully led the pre-opening project and opened this Pullman hotel world beacon. Prior to joining Sofitel Guangzhou Sunrich, he was General Manager of Grand Millennium Hongqiao Shanghai.
From FFrance, Mr. Demange obtained his Bachelor’s degree in Asset and Revenue Management at the Ecole hôtelière de Lausanne. He then earned his MBA in International Hospitality and Service Management from Glion Higher Institute. With over 17 years of rich experience in the hospitality industry, Mr. Demange has demonstrated effective and efficient leadership and management in all aspects of hotel operations.
Commenting his appointment, Mr. Demange said, “I am delighted to return to Guangzhou and take on this new role. The Sofitel Guangzhou Sunrich is a dynamic establishment that shares an authentic passion for the new French way of life and luxurious French hospitality. I look forward to collaborating with the entire team and continuing to set the hotel apart with its uncompromising service imbued with the new French elegance, allure and sophistication.
As a Sofitel flagship in Greater China, Sofitel Guangzhou Sunrich is strategically located in Tianhe, Guangzhou’s vibrant financial and commercial district. Facilities include 493 spectacularly decorated Parisian-style rooms and suites, 5 innovative bars and restaurants, 17 state-of-the-art meeting rooms including a grand ballroom, extensive leisure facilities including the award-winning Sofitel spa, a Sofitel fitness center 24-hour fitness and an indoor pool with underwater music.