Industry Update
Appointment21 September 2018

Hakan Akgun

Joined Rosewood Hotel Group as VP Engineering, Sustainability and Security

Hakan Akgun

Mr. Hakan Akgun joins Rosewood Hotel Group from Hyatt Hotels Corporation, where he has over 25 years' experience as an engineer and hospitality executive focused on technical design services, operations and sustainability. In his previous roles as head of the engineering and sustainability function for the Americas region for Hyatt Hotels Cooperation, and vice president of engineering design and operations for Hyatt International, Mr. Akgun has overseen the design and construction of building systems, engineering operations, maintenance and facility management, and sustainability programs for full-service hotels.

Rosewood Hotel Group

Rosewood Hotel Group, one of the world's leading hotel companies, encompasses four brands: ultra-luxury Rosewood Hotels & Resorts® in North America, Caribbean/Atlantic, Europe, the Middle East and Asia; contemporary deluxe New World Hotels & Resorts in China and Southeast Asia; neighbourhood lifestyle pentahotels in Europe and Asia; and KHOS™, a dynamic global business lifestyle hotel brand.
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Recent Appointments at Rosewood Hotel Group

Marcel van Mierlo - General Manager

19 September 2019 — New World Makati Hotel announces the appointment of Marcel van Mierlo as the new general manager. In conjunction with his role as Regional Vice President of the Rosewood Hotel Group, Mr. van Mierlo will oversee the operations and management of the hotel with his extensive expertise in hospitality and food and beverage management.
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Jorge Hernandez - Spa Director

21 August 2019 — Jorge Hernandez has been appointed spa director of Sense, A Rosewood Spa at Rosewood Bermuda, the island's 200-acre resort located in Tucker's Point. In his new role, Hernandez will lead the overall vision of Sense, A Rosewood Spa, with a focus on creating innovative spa and wellness services.
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Sascha Hemmann - Managing Director

15 July 2019 — Sascha Hemmann has been appointed managing director of Rosewood Bermuda, the island's 200-acre premier resort located in Tucker's Point, which reopened in April 2018 following a comprehensive $25 million renovation.
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