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Professional Background

2006-June 2013    Mövenpick Hotels & Resorts: Vice President, Distribution

2001-2006            Mövenpick Hotels & Resorts: Director of Reservations & Revenue Management

2000-2001            ArabellaSheraton Frankfurt: Revenue Manager, Central Germany 

1999-2000            Bass Hotels & Resorts: Sales Manager, Corporate & Business Travel 

1997-1999            Bass Hotels & Resorts/Holiday Inn Worldwide: Key Corporate Account Manager 

1996-1997            Holiday Inn Hamburg Sales Manager 

Past job history includes other sales, marketing and operations positions with the Holiday Inn organisation as well as sports & entertainment representative roles.

Educational Background:

2009 - 2011                    Master of Business Administration MBA, Rotterdam School of Management (RSM), Erasmus University

2003 - 2005                    Certification in Hospitality Management, Cornell University, School of Hotel Administration, Brussels, Belgium

1992 - 1994                    Vocational training as a Hotel Manager at Holiday Inn Dortmund - Römischer Kaiser, Dortmund

1986 - 1987                    Community service at Dortmund Municipal Hospital