Chris Orlikowski joins Mandarin Oriental Hotel Group in the new Director of Global Communications role.

Mandarin Oriental Hotel Group is the award-winning owner and operator of some of the most luxurious hotels, resorts and residences located in prime destinations around the world. Increasingly recognized for creating some of the world’s most sought-after properties, the Group provides 21st century luxury with oriental charm. Above all, Mandarin Oriental is renowned for creating unique hotels through distinctive design and luxury hotels right for their time and place. The Group regularly receives international recognition and awards for quality management and legendary service hospitality.

Society was tasked to find public relations and communications leaders from global businesses, who have a proven presence in the market. We targeted individuals who have a track record of delivering exceptional world class, clear, and concise communications strategies.

Chris is a global brand ambassador with over 20 years of international hospitality experience. For the past 13 years, Chris worked for the luxury hospitality lifestyle brand COMO Hotels and Resorts, where he established a global communications department and successfully led the PR, Communications and Social Media strategy for the group. Educated in Germany, USA and UK, Chris studied hospitality management and holds additional qualifications with WIHOGA, the Chartered Institute of Marketing (CIM) and Cornell University. In his new role, Chris will develop and lead the external communications and content strategy for Mandarin Oriental out of the London office.

When asked for comment, Chris said:

“I’m very excited to be joining Mandarin Oriental at such an incredible time for the company, with new hotel openings on the horizon. Mandarin Oriental is a legendary brand and I look forward to being part of the team and to share the brand narrative.”

“The recruitment process with Society has been a positive experience from the start to signing the contract. The team supported me throughout the process and communicated professionally each step of the way. I wouldn’t hesitate to recommend Society to any other candidate looking for a new career opportunity.”