Industry Update
Appointment19 February 2019

David Grossniklaus

Appointed Head of Operations and Development
At YOO in London, United Kingdom

David Grossniklaus

With over 18 years of hospitality industry experience, Mr. Grossniklaus has held a number of varied roles in hotel operations and hotel development, most recently with Belmond in Dubai as Senior Director Development for the Middle East, Africa and India.

He has also worked for Starwood Hotels & Resorts in Dubai working across the GCC and Africa, Deloitte/STR Global, Swissotel and Istithmar/Nakheel Hotels.

Mr. Grossniklaus, a Swiss national, is a graduate from Ecole Hoteliere de Lausanne and a MBA graduate from Cass Business School in London. He is fluent in French and English.

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Ecole hôtelière de Lausanne (EHL)

David Grossniklaus (Class of 2003) is a graduate of Ecole hôtelière de Lausanne (EHL) in Lausanne - Switzerland
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