Industry Update
Appointment14 December 2018

Ulrich Bensel

Appointed VP Group Human Resources
At Deutsche Hospitality in Frankfurt/Main, Germany

Ulrich Bensel

The Group Human Resources Department at Deutsche Hospitality will be under new leadership with effect from 1 April 2019. Ulrich Bensel will take over the position of Vice President Group Human Resources from Roberto Rojas, who is leaving the company after seven years.

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.

Deutsche Hospitality

Deutsche Hospitality is the new umbrella brand for the companies of Steigenberger Hotels AG. The three hotel brands which come under the umbrella are Steigenberger Hotels and Resorts, Jaz in the City und IntercityHotel.
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