Her inspirational, approachable and result driven work ethic has won her ‘General Manager of the Year Award -2019’ and also conferred her as one of the ‘Top 30 women in the Hotel Industry’ by recognized industry publications.
With more than 20 years of experience in the hospitality industry, Thoma began his career in Zürich at the luxury boutique Widder Hotel followed by time with The Ritz-Carlton in Mexico and Spain.
Leone has more than three years’ experience in leading luxury Jumeirah Group hotels, having originally been appointed in 2017 as the General Manager of Jumeirah Messilah Beach Hotel & Spa in Kuwait.
He aims to deliver excellent service and memorable guest experiences, while driving a strong financial performance.
With over 12 years of experience in the Food & Beverage scene, Kooij was the Food and Beverage Manager at The Landmark Mandarin Oriental, Hong Kong.
Schmelter joined the cluster Hotels on October 1, 2020 and is responsible to drive the performance of InterContinental, InterContinental Residences Suites, Crowne Plaza, Holiday Inn and Dubai Festival Arena by InterContinental at Dubai Festival City.
Harun Dursun, who has been General Manager of Mandarin Oriental, Bodrum since 1 May 2018, has been appointed General Manager of Mandarin Oriental Bosphorus
Gauvin was appointed as COO of IMEA in 2011 and MD of IMEA in 2017. He has been with IHG for over 28 years of his 40-year career in hospitality.
Beginning his culinary career in 1996 as a Chef and Banquet Chef Roll, he has collected significant experiences in various Japanese and international restaurants and five-star hotels.