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Meet our General Managers

Mauritius

Ashish Modak: LUX* Belle Mare
Ashish Modak: LUX* Belle Mare
With over 13 years of international experience in the field of Hospitality Management, Ashish joined LUX* as Resident Manager at Diva Maldives in July 2009. Before joining our Group, Ashish was at Six Senses Hideaway, Oman, where he occupied the position of 'Executive Assistant Manager (Food & Beverage),' before being promoted in the capacity of Resident Manager in September 2008. He has also spent 3 years at Taj Exotica Resort & Spa in the Maldives, as Director - Food & Beverage and Resort Manager. After more than three years, Ashish left an indelible legacy at LUX* Maldives to join LUX* Belle Mare as 'Resort Manager' in June 2011 . His tenure as Resort Manager at LUX* Belle Mare has been outstanding in every respect. He was promoted to the position of General Manager of LUX* Belle Mare from 01 October 2012.
Brice Lunot: LUX* Grand Gaube
Brice Lunot: LUX* Grand Gaube
Originally from France, Brice joined the Company in 2007 as Resident Manager of LUX* Grand Gaube. Before this, he enjoyed a rich and varied career in the hotel industry, including Le Meridien in Tahiti and Bora Bora. In 2008, he was appointed General Manager.

Jeremie de Fombelle: LUX* Le Morne
Jeremie de Fombelle: LUX* Le Morne
Jérémie holds an MBA in Hotel Management from the Vatel Institute in Paris and has over 15 years’ experience in hospitality and more precisely a rich knowledge of the Asian continent, where he was the General Manager of renown properties such as Laos’ Leading Hotel, La Residence Phou Vao, The Napasai in Thailand and the Jimbaan Pui Bali Resort by Orient Express in Indonesia. Before moving to Mauritius, Jérémie was the GM of the Wanda Realm Hotel in Changzhou.
Mario de L'Estrac: Ile des Deux Cocos
Mario de L'Estrac: Ile des Deux Cocos
Mario's relaxed personality fits impeccably with the easy-going ambience of Ile des Deux Cocos, where he oversees operations. After briefly serving as Senior Restaurant Manager/Beverage Manager at Les Pavilions hotel from 1998 to 2000,he returned in 2004 as Ile des Deux Cocos Assistant Manager and was then promoted to Island Manager in 2007. Passionate about catering and the consummate host with over 30 years' experience in the industry, he is also a qualified Food & Beverages trainer, certified by the Mauritius Qualifications Authority. Since 2008, Mario has been a Disciple d'Auguste Escoffier, meaning he is a member of a prestigious gastronomic association (confrérie) devoted to maintaining the stellar reputation and ageless traditions of French cuisine.

Nitesh Pandey - Tamassa (Acting General Manager)
Nitesh Pandey - Tamassa (Acting General Manager)
Nitesh Pandey holds a Certificate in Business Management from the Cornell University of New York and has over 13 years’ experience in the Food & Beverage, hospitality and service industry. He has a rich international experience working at different well-known resorts such as The Oberoi & Taj Hotels in India, The Fairmont at Dubai, The Chedi in Muscat, The Setai in Miami, The Nam Hai at Vietnam. Before joining LUX* Resorts, Nitesh was the EAM – Food & Beverage at Shanti Maurice. Nitesh is currently the Acting General Manager at Tamassa.
Tony Duval: Merville Beach Hotel
Tony Duval: Merville Beach Hotel
A Mauritian local, Tony has extensive experience in the Mauritian hotel industry. He was part of the Le Saint Geran team for more than 30 years, moving to La Pirogue Hotel in 2005, where he later became Resident Manager. In 2010, he was appointed General Manager of Merville Beach.

Reunion Island

Stéphane Baras: LUX* Ile de La Réunion and Hotel le Récif
Stéphane Baras: LUX* Ile de La Réunion and Hotel le Récif
Stéphane Baras graduated from the Ecole Hoteliere in France, before taking positions in Martinique, Guadeloupe, Turkey and elsewhere. He was appointed General Manager of LUX* Ile de La Réunion and Hotel Le Récif in 2008.

Maldives

Glenn Daniels: LUX* South Ari Atoll
Glenn Daniels: LUX* South Ari Atoll
Glenn is very much acquainted to island life having previously worked in the Maldives. Prior to joining LUX*, Glenn has some twenty-six years of experience in the hospitality industry, with a career that has taken him across the Indian and Pacific Oceans to New Zealand, Australia, Fiji and the Maldives. His involvement in all aspects of operational responsibilities gives him a tremendous advantage to evolve LUX* South Ari Atoll, as LUX* looks to further its presence in the Maldives.
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