Pinar Kartal Timer
Appointed General Manager
At Pera Palace Hotel, Jumeirah in Istanbul, Turkey
Jumeirah was recently appointed to manage Pera Palace Hotel in Istanbul and the hotel’s current General Manager, Pınar Kartal Timer, will join the Jumeirah Group leadership team when the hotel rebrands as part of the Jumeirah portfolio on 1 May 2012. Pınar Kartal Timer started her career at the Hilton Istanbul in 1988. She held several positions until her promotion to Director of Sales and Marketing for both Hilton Istanbul and Hilton Parksa in 1994. She also worked for Moevenpick and Kempinski before being appointed as General Manager of Pera Palace Hotel in 2009. A Turkish national, she is fluent in English and German.