The Grand Hotel Birmingham is delighted to announce the appointment of Mr. Johan Scheepers as its new General Manager, continuing the celebrated hotel’s rise following a £45 million restoration.

With a reputation for excellence in luxury hotel management, Mr. Scheepers steps into his role both as a custodian of this landmark grand dame hotel, and also to contribute to the thriving legacy of the vibrant city of Birmingham.

Mr. Scheepers is no stranger to the world of international hospitality. With a distinguished career that includes General Manager of Hospitality at the prestigious Sun City Resort in South Africa, General Manager of IHG’s Kimpton Charlotte Square, Edinburgh and General Manager of IHG’s Kimpton Clocktower in Manchester among others, he brings a wealth of expertise to his new role. Johan’s deep-seated passion for authentic hospitality will further enhance the hotel’s reputation for service and affordable luxury, delivered by an already dedicated and ambitious team. Together, they are determined to elevate The Grand Hotel to new heights and reinforce its reputation as Birmingham's ultimate corporate and leisure destination.

Mr. Scheepers comments: "It's a privilege to join the team at The Grand Hotel Birmingham and act as guardian of the next stage of its journey. The Grand is a hotel that Birmingham can be proud of and, for me, the key to honouring this is how we play a part in the wider development of our vibrant, multi-cultural city."

“We are extremely proud of the hotel’s history, too. Our role is to continue to deliver intuitive service to our community, whether that’s for an international guest visiting for the first time, or a Birmingham local dining in one of our restaurants.”

James Burrell, The Grand Hotel’s group CEO says: “The Grand Hotel Birmingham continues to play a leading role in this great city’s development and we are delighted to welcome Johan on board for the next chapter in the hotel’s rich history. Johan’s wealth of luxury experience, proven success leading high performing teams and ambitious vision make him perfectly placed to guide the hotel’s future growth."


The Grand Hotel Birmingham
The Grand Hotel Birmingham

The Grand is one of Birmingham's most iconic buildings. Occupying a prominent and imposing position on Colmore Row which is traditionally the city's most prestigious address within the business district.



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