Dorchester Collection, a luxury hotel group, announced that Christopher Cowdray, CEO, will become president on July 1. Helen Smith, chief customer officer; and Eugenio Pirri, chief culture and operations officer, have been promoted to the position of joint CEO beginning July 1. Cowdray has over 40 years of hospitality experience on a number of continents, including leading the modernization of London’s Claridge’s and The Dorchester. Smith joined the company in 2005 and has also worked at Sheraton and Four Seasons. Pirri joined Dorchester in 2011, having previously worked for Fairmont Hotels and Resorts.