"We're thrilled to welcome Hermann to Montage Hotels & Resorts," said Alan Fuerstman, Founder and Chief Executive Officer, Montage Hotels & Resorts
. "His international experience in luxury hotel management and genuine passion to deliver memorable and extraordinary guest experiences made him a natural fit for this position."
Elger was most recently the General Manager of The Ritz-Carlton, Cancun
, a position he held since 2007. A second generation hotelier, Elger served The Ritz-Carlton Hotel company for 18 years, holding positions in Aspen, Bali, Washington D.C. and Miami. Additionally, he played an instrumental role in the hotel openings for the Kuala Lumpur, Shanghai, Dubai, Philadelphia and Bachelor Gulch properties.
During his time with The Ritz-Carlton, Cancun, the property was the company's most acclaimed resort; it still holds the distinction of being the world's only AAA rated, three-time Five Diamond resort. Elger is a graduate of the University of Denver School of Hotel Management.
"Montage Beverly Hills
is achieving great success in its second full year of operation. We are experiencing strong residential sales momentum and planning the October opening of Chef Scott Conant's Scarpetta restaurant. It is an ideal time for Hermann to lead the talented team at Montage Beverly Hills to even greater success. I look forward to working with Hermann in serving the community of Beverly Hills," said James Bermingham, Vice President, Montage Hotels & Resorts.