Appointed General Manager
At Kempinski Hotel Amman, Jordan
Mark Timbrell has been recently appointed as General Manager of Kempinski Hotel Amman, located in the bustling area of Shmeisani, in the Jordanian capital Amman. Mark joins Kempinski Hotel Amman from his most recent role as General Manager with Oryx Rotana Doha and returns to Jordan after 11 years, during which he held positions as General Manager for Rotana in Beirut, Abu Dhabi and Doha. Previous stations in his career include various positions in sales and marketing such as Area Director of Sales & Marketing for IHG hotels in Jordan and Palestine and in operations such as Resident Manager of InterContinental Jordan.
As a seasoned hospitality professional with over 35 years of experience, 23 of which have been spent in the Levant and GCC areas, Mark Timbrell is not only a well-rounded general manager, but possesses extensive sales and marketing expertise, which makes him the right person to lead this hotel. At the beginning of 2019, the brand-new convention centre offering a grand ballroom of 1,000 sq m, an exhibition hall of 850 sq m and an open-air roof terrace, along with three panoramic breakout rooms, will be launched. Consisting of 278 rooms and suites, the hotel already has an established foothold in Amman, being centrally located and offering excellent conference and meeting facilities. As well as this, the hotel has a variety of popular venues, which include restaurants and an entertainment centre, as well as being the preferred choice for upscale outside catering events for up to 2,000 guests.
Mark holds a Higher National Diploma in Hotel & Catering Management from Ealing College (now Thames Valley University) in London and he is a British national.