Ramada Telford – Ironbridge has welcomed a new Deputy General Manager who brings a wealth of experience to the role.
Richard Bowen has joined the team at Ramada Telford Ironbridge, after many years working in the hospitality and service industry.
As well as working in the leisure sector, Richard also has a strong financial background, and is committed to delivering excellent customer service standards at every opportunity.
The Ramada Telford Ironbridge is part of Southwater Event Group, which also owns The International Centre, The International Hotel and the neighbouring Holiday Inn, as well as the in-house production company StagecraftUK.
“I’m delighted to have joined Southwater Event Group under the Ramada brand, the role is a great opportunity to further my career in hospitality and really build on my experience,” said Richard. “The team have all made me feel very welcome, and for such a large company there really is a ‘family business’ ethos. I am thoroughly enjoying being part of the management team.”
Mel Stanton, General Manager of Ramada Telford Ironbridge said: “We are delighted to welcome Richard to our team as he brings a whole host of invaluable experience with him.
“He has already fitted in very well alongside our existing staff, and we’re sure he will continue to play a key role in helping us to build on the strong reputation we have for high quality customer service and excellent customer care standards.”
Richard’s previous experience includes graduating from the University of Wolverhampton with a degree in accounting and finance, working as a sales development manager, and beginning his career in the hospitality industry as a duty manager for a four star hotel in West Wales.