Edouard Grosmangin Appointed Managing Director of Rosewood São Paulo
Edouard Grosmangin has been appointed managing director of Rosewood São Paulo, a luxury hotel opening in 2021 in one of Brazil's most vibrant cities. Housed in both a historic building and a new tower designed by Pritzker Prize-winning architect Jean Nouvel, the hotel is situated in the heart of the city's Cidade Matarazzo complex.
Rosewood São Paulo will be the brand's inaugural property in South America and will bring a new wave of residential luxury to the region. In his role as managing director, Edouard will be responsible for overseeing all aspects of the new hotel, including its six restaurants and bars, as well as South America's first outpost of Asaya, Rosewood Hotels & Resorts' integrative wellness concept.
Originally from France, Edouard is the son of hoteliers, and graduated from Vatel Paris, a leading institute for aspiring hoteliers, in 1996. He joins Rosewood São Paulo as an accomplished and well-respected international hotelier with more than 25 years of experience in the hospitality industry. Most recently, Edouard served as general manager of Raffles Seychelles. During his three-year tenure at the five-star property, Edouard was responsible for the resort's overall performance development and strategic direction.
Prior to that role, he served as general manager of Six Senses Zil Pasyon where he prepared for and managed the successful opening of the resort on Felicite Island. Previously, Edouard held the general manager position at Six Senses Con Dao in Vietnam. His career has also included prestigious positions at properties throughout Asia, the Middle East and Europe, with several rooted in food and beverage services, such as director of food & beverage at Hotel de Paris in Monaco. He began his career as food and beverage coordinator at Hôtel de Crillon in Paris, now a Rosewood Hotels & Resorts property since 2017®.
"As the brand embarks on this significant new chapter of expansion into South America, we could not be more excited to welcome Edouard to the Rosewood São Paulo team as managing director," said Radha Arora, president of Rosewood Hotels & Resorts. "With his demonstrated background heading top-tier properties around the world, Edouard will be instrumental in launching the new hotel as a premier destination for affluential travelers worldwide."