Christian Renz has been appointed to the role of chief commercial officer and will be based in London and oversee the sales, marketing and revenue operations for all hotels in the existing portfolio, including five upcoming openings.
The group wishes to strengthen its corporate functions, drive business and develop a robust platform for their portfolio expansion.
Renz had earlier worked as the senior vice president of sales and revenue management at Rocco Forte Hotels.
He also served at Kempinski Hotels, the Walt Disney Company and Starwood Hotels in Europe and the United States.
Renz holds an MBA from Reims Management School, France and was pleased to be joining Corinthia Hotels at such a key time in its growth.
Recent Appointments at Corinthia
30 November 2018 — Corinthia Hotel London has announced the appointment of Mark Carnazzola as hotel manager. He joins from the Royal Lancaster Hotel where he has been hotel manager for the past year. His previous appointments include that of general manager at the Bentley Hotel in London, pre-opening projects manager consultant for Moxy Hotels in New York, general manager at the Nobu Hotel in Riyadh- Saudi Arabia, director of rooms at Mandarin Oriental Hyde Park and area director of finance for the Maybourne Hotel Group.
15 October 2018 — Corinthia Hotel London is pleased to announce that André Garrett will join as Executive Chef of the hotel in January 2019. André's remit will include the entire hotel, overseeing banqueting events, room service, afternoon tea, breakfast, Spa and Garden Lounge, and all bar food menus as well as The Northall restaurant.
11 September 2018 — Corinthia Hotels, the collection of luxury, five-star hotels around the world, has appointed a Brand Communications Manager, Camilla Colley, to lead the development and implementation of the Corinthia communications strategy internationally.