Industry Update
Appointment14 August 2019

Roberto Simone

Appointed General Manager
At Villa Rosa Kempinski and the high-end tented camp in Masai Mara, Olare Mara Kempinski, Kenya

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Roberto Simone

Kempinski Hotels is pleased to announce the appointment of a well- rounded luxury hospitality professional, Roberto Simone, as the new General Manager in charge of the luxury city hotel, Villa Rosa Kempinski and the high-end tented camp in Masai Mara, Olare Mara Kempinski.

An Italian native, Roberto Simone brings onboard a wealth of experience honed working for some of the world's leading luxury hospitality brands such as JW Marriott, Anantara Hotels & Resorts and Silversea Six Star Cruise Line, among many others.

Since 2017, Roberto occupied the role of Chief Operating Officer with the Tonino Lamborghini Hotels & Resorts, based in Shanghai, where he successfully managed three operating hotels, five pre-openings and eight properties in the development pipeline.

The 53-year-old globetrotter whose passion is analyzing figures and wealth management has worked in Asia, Europe North America and Africa. He holds a Global MBA in Finance from Durham University Business School, UK, with concentration in Corporate Finance and Investment Analysis as well as certifications in Hotel Real Estate, Asset Management and Investment Analysis from renowned institutions such as Cornell University, NYU Business School and Wharton Business School.

Kempinski Hotels S.A.

Created in 1897, Kempinski Hotels is Europe"s oldest luxury hotel group. Kempinski"s rich heritage of impeccable personal service and superb hospitality is complemented by the exclusivity and individuality of its properties.
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