Appointed General Manager
At Moxy NYC Chelsea in New York – NY, USA
New York-based real estate developer and investor Lightstone has appointed Paul Ridguard as GM for the Moxy NYC Chelsea. Ridguard will lead the opening and launch of Lightstone’s newest Moxy hotel in New York City, which is scheduled to open in October 2018.
Ridguard has more than 17 years of experience in the hospitality industry. Prior to joining Moxy Hotels, he served as GM at Executive Hotel Le Soleil. Before then, Ridguard led The Surrey hotel team as assistant GM, and later interim GM. He also served as the opening assistant GM for Viceroy Hotel Group and manager at the W Court and Tuscany Hotels in New York.
Ridguard earned a bachelor’s degree in hospitality management at New York Institute of Technology. “Paul’s experience and vision will propel Moxy Chelsea towards great success with his expertise in hospitality and outgoing personality,” Gary Thomas, area GM, said in a statement. “We are thrilled to welcome Paul to continue the success of the New York Moxy properties.”