Industry Update
Appointment15 May 2017

Frank Heller

Appointed Regional Director of Germany
At Rocco Forte Hotels in Munich, Germany

Frank Heller Frank Heller, the General Manager of the Charles Hotel in Munich, has been appointed as the new Regional Director of Rocco Forte Hotels in Germany. In this new function, he will be responsible for all three German Rocco Forte hotels, including the Hotel de Rome in Berlin and Villa Kennedy in Frankfurt. This is an exciting time for the hotel brand as Mr Heller will focus on strategic further development of the Rocco Forte hotels in Germany, optimising their famously high quality and service standard.

The Rocco Forte Collection (RF Hotels)

Established by Sir Rocco Forte and sister, Olga Polizzi in 1996, Rocco Forte Hotels is a collection of 13 individual hotels and resorts. All of the hotels are landmarks, both old and new, occupying magnificent buildings in exceptional locations.
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Recent Appointments at Rocco Forte Collection

Florian Steinmaier - General Manager

14 January 2020 — Reporting to Frank Heller, Regional Director of Germany for Rocco Forte Hotels, Steinmaier joins Villa Kennedy from Roomers Hotel in Munich where he was the Hotel Manager and part of the opening team.
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Jan Arnold - VP Sales

2 December 2019 — Headquartered in Frankfurt, Arnold will lead a team of 24 regional sales managers in 12 countries in Europe, the Middle East, America and China. He will be a member of the executive committee of Rocco Forte Hotels, under the responsibility of the director of operations, Maurizio Saccani.
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Davide Mazzarella - Chef

16 May 2019 — Berlin - The Rocco Forte Hotel de Rome has a new chef: Davide Mazzarella, 31, is responsible for the culinary concept of the five-star superior hotel at Bebelplatz and the in-house restaurant LA BLANCA.
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