Corporate Management

Leadership means constant mutual development.

Board of Directors

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Marcus Bernhardt, Chief Executive Officer (CEO), Chairman of the Board of Directors

“Deutsche Hospitality brings together a unique brand portfolio which is both steeped in tradition and geared towards the future of the hotel industry. Our task as Board Members is to work in conjunction with our staff to open up a new chapter in the history of the company and to move in the direction of reinventing ourselves.”

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Dr. Ulrich Johannwille, Chief Financial Officer (CFO), Member of the Board of Directors

“The hotel industry is at a crucial turning point. How will we shape the "new normal"? I am very much looking forward to collaborating with our employees to shape the future of hospitality and Deutsche Hospitality.”

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Ulrich Bensel

Chief Human Resources Officer

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Florian Daniel

Chief Information Officer

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Claus-Dieter Jandel

Chief Development Officer

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Daniela Schade

Chief Commercial & Distribution Officer

Operational Management

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Robert Boller

Vice President MAXX by Deutsche Hospitality

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Peter Haaber

Managing Director Zleep SA

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Denis Hüttig

Vice President Steigenberger Business & Resorts, Jaz in the City

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Christian Kaschner

Managing Director IntercityHotel GmbH

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Spiridon Sarantopoulos

Vice President Luxury Hotels

Supervisory Board

André Witschi

Zorneding, Germany

Thorsten Braun

Deputy Chairman
Frankfurt am Main, Germany
Employee representative, Cost Controller at Steigenberger Airport Hotel

Simon Turner

New York, United States of America
Industry Advisor

Jihong He

Singapore, Singapore

Nong Xia

Shanghai, China

Fei Ye

Shanghai, China

Xinxin Liu

Shanghai, China

Michael Kain

Bad Homburg, Germany
Hotel Specialist, Employee Representative

Burkhard Siebert

Heilbronn, Germany
Regional Director of the German Food, Beverages and Catering Trade Union (Gewerkschaft Nahrung-Genuss-Gaststätten, NGG), Employee Representative

Iris Münkel

Bremen, Germany
Bremen-Weser-Elbe Regional Secretary of theGerman Food, Beverages and Catering Trade Union (Gewerkschaft Nahrung-Genuss-Gaststätten, NGG), Employee Representative

Barbara Brendel

Maintal, Germany
Expert Project Resort Hotels, Steigenberger Hotels AG, Employee Representative

Heinz-Georg Winkler

Hamburg, Germany
Head of Banqueting Services at the Steigenberger Hotel Hamburg, Employee Representative


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Sven Hirschler

Senior Director Corporate Communications

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