Named Managing Director
At the Waldorf Astoria New York - NY, USA
Most recently, Nissenbaum served as the president and CEO of The Plaza Group including overseeing the Plaza Hotel in New York as well as development of the Plaza hotel brand. Prior to this role, he held extensive leadership positions at properties around the globe including senior executive vice president of operations at Marina Bay Sands Singapore where he opened and managed the largest integrated resort in Southeast Asia. Nissenbaum’s other global hospitality positions include senior management roles with Forte hotels in London and Euro Disney in Paris. Nissenbaum also had a successful 13 year tenure with InterContinental Hotel Group holding various roles from general manager in Tel-Aviv, Berlin, Paris and Atlanta to regional vice president of operations for North America. His hospitality career began with positions in the front office and food and beverage departments at properties in Belgium, Switzerland and Israel.
Ronen earned an executive MBA from the renowned Goizueta Business School at Emory University. Ronen is a graduate of the Swiss Hotel School “Les Roches”. He is also a veteran of the Israeli Air Force and speaks several languages including English, French, German and Hebrew.