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Amanda Elder Promoted to Chief Commercial Officer of Kempinski

Amanda Elder Promoted to Chief Commercial Officer of Kempinski

GENEVA, 24 July 2018 – Kempinski Hotels announces the promotion of Amanda Elder to the position of Chief Commercial Officer, effective immediately. Amanda first joined Kempinski in 2014 as Vice-President Sales and Marketing for Kempinski in China, where she oversaw all arms of business development for this market. More recently, as Senior Vice-President of Business Development, Amanda led the teams responsible for Kempinski sales, marketing, distribution, revenue management and hotel public relations worldwide.

“Amanda has played a critical role in bringing our strategic roadmap to life across all aspects of business development,” said Markus Semer, Chairman and CEO of Kempinski Hotels. “As we look to the next ambitious chapter for Kempinski, I have every confidence that these efforts will continue to carry us forward, working alongside the respective COOs in the regions, as we grow globally.”

Amanda has more than 25 years of experience in the luxury hospitality field, including senior global sales, marketing and operations positions covering Europe, Middle East, Africa and China. Since March 2017 Amanda has been a Member of the Management Board of Kempinski Hotels and in April 2018 she was elected Chairperson of the Global Hotel Alliance Marketing Strategy Board.

About Kempinski: Created in 1897, Kempinski Hotels is Europe’s oldest luxury hotel group. Kempinski’s rich heritage of impeccable personal service and superb hospitality is complemented by the exclusivity and individuality of its properties. Kempinski now comprises a portfolio of 75 five-star hotels and residences in 33 countries and continues to add new properties in Europe, the Middle East, Africa and Asia. Each one reflects the strength and success of the Kempinski brand without losing sight of its heritage. The portfolio includes historic landmark properties, award-winning urban lifestyle hotels, outstanding resorts, and prestigious residences. Each one imbues the quality guests have come to expect from Kempinski while embracing the cultural traditions of its location. Kempinski is a founding member of the Global Hotel Alliance (GHA), the world’s largest alliance of independent hotel brands.

For further press information contact:
Aimée Dubrule • Director of Corporate Communications • Kempinski Hotels
Boulevard du Pont d’Arve, 28 • 1205 Genève • Switzerland
Tel +41 22 809 8840 •

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