Rosewood Hotels & Resorts® has appointed Avi Haksar as managing director of Rosewood Sand Hill® in Menlo Park, CA. Mr. Haksar joins Rosewood Sand Hill with great experience in luxury hospitality management, including his most recent position as managing director of Rosewood Crescent in Dallas, Texas. In his new role, he will oversee all areas of Rosewood Sand Hill, including the luxury hotel’s 121 rooms and suites, award-winning restaurant Madera and Sense® spa.
“Avi has a strong history with Rosewood Hotels & Resorts and we are delighted to have him lead efforts at Rosewood Sand Hill,” said Radha Arora, president of Rosewood Hotels & Resorts. “The hotel is an important landmark for the collection and I am confident that his innovative approach to hospitality will be a great asset to further elevate this Five Star Silicon Valley property.”
Mr. Haksar brings over 20 years of hospitality experience to his new role, having developed his passion for the business at an early age at Les Roches International School of Hotel Management in Switzerland. Prior to his tenure at Rosewood Crescent, Mr. Haksar was hotel manager for Four Seasons Hotel Bangkok and spent four years at Four Seasons Los Angeles. He also served as Director of Beverage at the MGM Grand Hotel & Casino in Las Vegas where he oversaw multiple dining outlets.