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Appointment13 July 2016

Navneet Bali

Promoted Chairman
At MEININGER Hotels in New York - NY, USA

Navneet Bali Navneet Bali, formerly the Company’s CEO has been promoted to Chairman. With MEININGER’s ambitious organic growth plans, this opportunity will allow him to provide the strategic direction and guidance to the Board. Navneet, providing his many years of in-depth industry knowledge and expertise will enable MEININGER to continue on its path of growth both organically and through acquisition.


MEININGER is a unique hotel product that combines the service and comfort of an international budget hotel with extra facilities, such as a guest kitchen and a games zone. The central location, high quality furnishings and fair prices appeal to people of all ages and backgrounds.
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Recent Appointments at MEININGER

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Thomas Hagemann - Chief Operating Officer, Europe

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Paul Roll - Senior Advisor

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