She will be responsible for the marketing and communications for the three UK properties at London Park Lane, Ten Trinity Square and Hampshire.
Drayton’s most recent position was head of marketing and communications at Marcus Wareing Restaurants. She has also held a position as director of communications at St Pancras Renaissance Hotel, London.
Commenting on her appointment, Drayton said: “Having led the sales, marketing and communications disciplines for a leading restaurant group. I am now looking forward to returning to a communications focussed position back in hotels using my knowledge and experience in rooms and F&B to drive this charge collectively.”