Hotel brand and management company Dream Hotel Group appointed Laura Mutterperl to EVP and general counsel. With nearly a decade of experience in driving hotel strategy from a business and legal standpoint, Mutterperl will play a key role in advancing the company’s growth. Home to Dream Hotels, Time Hotels, The Chatwal and Unscripted Hotels brands, Dream Hotel Group encompasses three business lines: proprietary brands, hotel management and dining & nightlife.
“We are thrilled to announce the addition of Laura Mutterperl to our team,” Jay Stein, CEO, Dream Hotel Group, said in a statement. “With her extensive experience in hospitality and invaluable background in legal counsel, Laura is an ideal fit for the role of executive vice president and general counsel as we continue to drive brand growth.”
Mutterperl joins Dream Hotel Group from Starwood Hotels & Resorts Worldwid, where she was VP and associate general counsel. At Starwood, Mutterperl served as a point person across strategic planning and implementation in business operations and hotel development. She also has experience as lead counsel across the restaurant, retail and spa businesses. Based primarily in North America, she also handled matters in Asia and the Middle East and worked for a stint in Starwood’s Asia Pacific headquarters. Mutterperl joined Starwood from Kirkland & Ellis, where she advised clients across private and public transactions, including mergers and acquisitions, financings, joint ventures, public offerings, corporate governance and other corporate matters.
“I am honored to join Dream Hotel Group as the company enters an exciting new phase of growth and development,” Mutterperl said in a statement. “I’m looking forward to being part of the Dream team as we continue to expand the group’s new and existing lifestyle brands and operations.”
Mutterperl graduated from Harvard College with honors and earned her JD from Harvard Law School. She joins Dream Hotel Group’s executive office in New York.