Jumeirah Group, a member of Dubai Holding, has appointed Anthony McHale as General Manager of Burj Al Arab Jumeirah.

Anthony McHale takes up the role as of January 11, 2015, joining Jumeirah Group after more than five years as General Manager of Mandarin Oriental Hyde Park in London Jumeirah said in a statement. During his time at Mandarin Oriental Hyde Park, he successfully opened Bar Boulud in 2010, as well as Dinner by Heston Blumenthal in 2011, which has secured two Michelin stars and worldwide recognition. In 2011 he also spearheaded the opening of One Hyde Park Residences, the most expensive real estate in Europe.