Thursday, January 23, 2020

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Kempinski Hotels S.A appoints key personnel

Kempinski Hotels S.A. has appointed for two key positions. Christophe Piffaretti has been appointed chief development officer and member of the Management Board. Piffaretti’s most recent position was leading two real estate investment funds for Credit Suisse Asset Management. He has 25 years of luxury hotel, real estate and development experience in international markets. Marcel Kleffner has been appointed vice president finance Europe. He joins Kempinski Hotels from his most recent employment with Accor where he held the position of director finance & business support luxury brands Europe since 2017. He has over 20 years of experience in the hospitality industry.

 

Kempinski Hotels S.A appoints key personnel

Kempinski Hotels S.A. has appointed for two key positions. Christophe Piffaretti has been appointed chief development officer and member of the Management Board. Piffaretti’s most recent position was leading two real estate investment funds for Credit Suisse Asset Management. He has 25 years of luxury hotel, real estate and development experience in international markets. Marcel Kleffner has been appointed vice president finance Europe. He joins Kempinski Hotels from his most recent employment with Accor where he held the position of director finance & business support luxury brands Europe since 2017. He has over 20 years of experience in the hospitality industry.

 

Thompson appointed to ACI board

Abu Dhabi Airports Company’s CEO Bryan Thompson has been appointed to the board of Airports Council International (ACI). Thompson has more than 25 years’ experience in airport management and operations. He has held key roles at the Australia Pacific Airports Corporation and Mumbai International Airport.

 

Aman Venice appoints chef

Aman Venice has appointed three Michelin starred chef, Norbert Niederkofler, as consultant chef. In this role, he will collaborate with chef Dario Ossola, alongside his duties as executive chef of St Hubertus at Rosa Alpina Hotel and Spa. Chef Norbert’s ‘Cook the Mountain’ approach won him the third Michelin star.

 

Irshad joins Le Meridien Al Aqah

Nouman Irshad has been appointed general manager at Le Méridien Al Aqah Beach Resort, Fujairah. He has 10 years of experience in the hospitality industry, having previously helmed Sheraton Abuja Hotel in Nigeria as the GM, following his assignment as deputy GM at the Sheraton Lagos Hotel.

 

Sabre appoints Saudi manager

Sabre Corporation has appointed Faisal Kayal as country manager for the Kingdom of Saudi Arabia. Prior to this, he served as vice-president, network planning and revenue management at Saudia. In his 20 years with the airline, Faisal gradually moved up to roles involving developing the strategic, long-term vision for Saudia.

 

Farouk joins TRYP by Wyndham

George Farouk, a 20-year hospitality veteran has been appointed as operations manager at TRYP by Wyndham Dubai. Prior to this, Farouk worked as the director of rooms division for over three years at Anantara Al Jabal Al Akhdar Resort. He has worked with renowned brands including Anantara.

 

Gamaleldin joins as new DOSM

Grand Millennium Business Bay on Marasi Drive has appointed Hussein Gamaleldin as director of sales and marketing. He brings over 18 years of experience in sales & marketing in the industry and has worked with Starwood, Marriott, The Address Hotels & Resorts, the IHG group, Oberoi & more.

 

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