Appointed Hotel Manager
At Emirates Palace in Abu Dhabi, United Arab Emirates
Baum, who previously held the same position at Ciragan Palace Kempinski Istanbul, will work alongside general manager Holger Schroth, who has been at Emirates Palace since 2013.
He brings with him 17 years of hospitality experience and started his Kempinski career in 2006, where he worked his way up to the position of general manager at The Stafford London by Kempinski.
Baum will be responsible for daily operations at the hotel, which comprises 394 rooms, 15 F&B outlets, 1.3km of private beach, and 23,000 square feet of meetings and conference space.