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The Four Seasons Throne Is Now Empty

February 11, 2013 at 1:56 PM | by | ()

In a move that shocked many in the hotel and hospitality industry last week, Four Seasons announced the departure of Katie Taylor as CEO, with no immediate replacement selected.

Strange, considering how we've watched the brand flourish in the last few years—from a sexy new website to free WiFi (well, in LA at least) to the company's new flagship in Toronto.

Also, strange, considering Taylor's seemingly impeccable track record with the company. "During her almost 25 year tenure at Four Seasons, [Katie] was integral to the expansion of the business which quadrupled its size, increased its global footprint from three countries to operations in 37 countries, and resulted in strategic partnerships with more than 100 hotel owners and developers across the globe," the press release states.

So, what happened?

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