Fairmont Appoints George Terpilowski to Regional VP, GM

BOSTON—Fairmont Hotels & Resorts has appointed George Terpilowski to regional VP, Northeast United States, and general manager, Fairmont Copley Plaza.

In this role, Terpilowski will direct the operation of Fairmont Copley Plaza, a landmark hotel located in the city’s historic Back Bay, as well as oversee the operation of The Plaza in New York, Fairmont Washington, DC, and Fairmont Pittsburgh.

“I am delighted to join the talented team at Fairmont Copley Plaza,” said Terpilowski. “I’ve received a warm welcome to Boston, and I look forward to becoming involved in the local community. From the rich history at Fairmont Copley Plaza to the iconic Plaza in New York to the extensive renovations underway at Fairmont Washington, DC, the Northeast U.S. region is a vibrant collection of properties. I’m looking forward to working with our operations teams to ensure that each guest enjoys an outstanding service experience.”

Terpilowski brings more than 35 years of hospitality experience to this position most recently as regional VP, Caribbean, and general manager, Fairmont Southampton. In this role, he managed operations at Bermuda’s premier resort, as well as Fairmont Royal Pavilion in Barbados and the Fairmont Mayakoba in Riviera Maya, Mexico. Active in the Bermudian community, Terpilowski served on the board of the Bermuda Hotel Association and as chairman of the Bermuda Hotel Employers Board.

Terpilowski joined Fairmont Hotels & Resorts in 2002 as general manager at Fairmont Washington, DC, a 415-room hotel located in the city’s West End. While in DC, he served as chairman of the board of directors for Destination DC, Washington’s convention and visitors bureau and tourism council and also served on the board of the Hotel Association of Washington DC.