In his new role, Touzel will be responsible for L’Horizon Beach Hotel and Spa overlooking St Brelade’s Bay and Grand Jersey Hotel in St Helier.
An established sales and marketing professional with over 30 years’ experience in the hospitality industry and originally from Jersey, he has worked with luxury global hotel brands internationally, including Mandarin Oriental, the Langham Hospitality Group as well as the Athenaeum Hotel and Apartments in London.
He joins Hand Picked from his recent position as director of sales and marketing with Jumeriah Hotel and Resorts in London.
He said: “I am delighted to have joined Hand Picked Hotels to lead the passionate and committed teams at L’Horizon and Grand Jersey. The hotels offer the most comprehensive facilities in Jersey for leisure, business and events, occupying enviable positions with dramatic sea views.
“As established hotels on the island, I am looking forward to building on their success and leveraging the great working relationships they have with partners, suppliers, clients and guests.”
In addition, L’Horizon offers 106 bedrooms and also features an extensive Terrace serving drinks and cocktails alongside seafood platters.