NEW YORK—George Cozonis has been appointed managing director of The Plaza hotel in Manhattan.
Cozonis began his new position in May 2013. He is responsible for the ongoing operations of the resort.
Previously, Cozonis was GM of W South Beach in Miami Beach, FL. He started his career with Omni Hotels in 1983 as a management trainee before becoming GM of Omni Independence Park, Philadelphia; Omni Colonnade, Miami – Coral Gables; and Omni Houston.
Cozonis said in a statement, “I am honored to be part of The Plaza, which is cherished by so many people around the world. Guests, patrons and fellow New Yorkers have created memories with us, many of which have been shared and recreated with multiple generations. It is truly a privilege to return to New York City, to be the managing director of The Plaza and work with the talented and dynamic team that restored her glamour.”