Appointed VP Group Human Resources
At Deutsche Hospitality in Frankfurt/Main, Germany
44-year old Mr. Bensel is a fully qualified lawyer who was born in Mainz. He possesses extensive management experience at a senior corporate level. Previous roles included eight years as Group Head of Personnel at Südwestdeutsche Medien Holding, one of Germany's foremost media conglomerates. Mr. Bensel's most recent post was as Head of Human Resources at HUGO BOSS AG, where he directed the company's global departments from his base at headquarters.
Mr. Bensel's remit will include taking overall charge of all human resources matters at Steigenberger Hotels AG and its subsidiaries and continuing to extend the HR Development and Administration Departments. He will also press ahead with aligning HR strategy and structures in the light of the company's international expansion.
Mr. Bensel succeeds Roberto Rojas, who has held the position since 1 September 2011 and is leaving at his own request.