Industry Update
Appointment25 October 2019

Benedikt Jaschke

Promoted Chief Quality Officer Kempinski Hotels
At Kempinski Hotels S.A. in Geneva, Switzerland

 Benedikt Jaschke

Kempinski Hotels has promoted Benedikt Jaschke to Chief Quality Officer and Member of the Management Board. In his former role as Vice President Operational Strategy & Quality Management he successfully implemented a new level of standards and quality measurement tools at Kempinski Hotels together with his team.

In his new role he will continue to lead globally the operational strategy and quality management. In addition, supporting the stringent growth strategy of the company, he will set the foundation for the newly established F&B division to implement, fortify and take the lead of the brand's Food & Beverage strategy by focusing on the positioning of Kempinski as a creative culinary brand and developing invigorating, cutting-edge innovative F & B concepts.

In line with the company strategy he will be responsible to launch a sustainability program in the first half of next year putting the ecological footprint at the core of the Kempinski business model, from the construction or renovation phase up to the daily operation of hotels around the globe. Concomitantly he will develop a complete set of green and sustainable innovative standards as well as social responsibility initiatives.

A true luxury hotelier at heart with 25 years of experience, Benedikt Jaschke brings to his new role an immense experience and profound understanding as a hotelier who gained expertise in landmark hotels in Germany, Switzerland, Italy, the United Arab Emirates and the United States. After joining Kempinski in 2015 as Hotel Manager of Hotel Adlon Kempinski Berlin, he was the opening General Manager of the San Clemente Palace Kempinski Venice in Italy, before joining the Corporate Kempinski Office in Geneva.

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.
more information
Recent Appointments at Kempinski

Sébastien Mariette - General Manager

3 March 2020 — Royal Maxim Palace Kempinski is pleased to announce that Sébastien Mariette has been appointed as the new General Manager and Area General Manager, Egypt as of 16 February, 2020.Sébastien has been working in the hospitality industry with Kempinski since 2007.
read more

Matthias Al-Amiry - Managing Director and Regional Vice President Southeast Asia

2 March 2020 — Change at the top of The Capitol Kempinski Hotel Singapore. Matthias Al-Amiry today takes over the management of the five-star luxury hotel at 15 Stamford Road. He holds a dual role as he is also the Regional Vice President Southeast Asia for the Kempinski Hotels group.
read more

Wafik Youssef - Vice President Operations, Middle East & Africa

25 February 2020 — Wafik Youssef has been appointed Vice President Operations, Middle East & Africa at Kempinski Hotels, taking over from his predecessor, Michael Sorgenfrey. A leader with great operational aptitude, strong strategic planning skills and financial acumen, Wafik has been with the luxury hotel group for the past ten years.
read more
Advertisements