MONTREAL — Sam Ioannidis has returned to Canada as general manager of the Four Seasons Hotel Montreal.
Ioannidis grew up in Germany and Greece before moving to Toronto where he studied Hospitality and Tourism Management at a local university while working part-time at a renowned fine-dining restaurant. He began his journey with Four Seasons working at various properties throughout North America, such as the brand’s flagship property in Toronto, as well as Nevis, Palm Beach, Fla., Houston, Boston and New York.
In 2013, Ioannidis moved overseas to begin working at Four Seasons Hotel Baku before opening Four Seasons Hotel Abu Dhabi at AI Maryah Island. Then, he took on the role of opening general manager at Four Seasons Astir Palace Hotel Athens. Most recently, he was the general manager of Four Seasons Resort Sharm El Sheikh, where he oversaw its entire operations as it underwent extensive renovations and property-wide expansions.
“It is with great excitement we welcome Sam to Montreal. We’ve seen firsthand that Sam has the ability to seamlessly connect with every community he resides in,” says Vince Parrotta, president of Hotel Operations – Americas West at Four Seasons Hotels & Resorts. “Sam’s admirable accomplishments are undeniable. We have the utmost confidence that his dedication and commitment will be reflected in his ability to uphold Four Seasons Montreal to the highest of standards.”