Industry Update
Appointment 9 December 2019

Christian Hoehn

Appointed General Manager
At The Ritz-Carlton Abu Dhabi, Grand Canal, United Arab Emirates

Christian Hoehn

Hoehn joins The Ritz-Carlton Abu Dhabi, Grand Canal with more than 23 years of experience within hospitality. At his most recent position as general manager for the W Paris, he led the team to great success, significantly increasing the hotel's revenue and occupancy rates in less than two years.

Hoehn will be leading the team at Abu Dhabi and will also spearhead the transformation of the property, which includes revamped restaurants and bars offering and enriched experiences under the #RCMemories signature.

Hoehn has previously worked with leading luxury hotels including the W Istanbul, the Mandarin Oriental New York, The Mark, and the Waldorf Astoria Caledonia, Edinburgh, Scotland.

He also brings with him considerable understanding of the industry within the region, having been director of operations at the Hilton Abu Dhabi and general manager with Hilton in Riyadh.

Having started his career in 1996 as Demie Chef de Partie in Switzerland, Hoehn went on to gain more management experience in numerous hotels and resorts across Europe, US and the Middle East.

Cornell | School of Executive and Professional Education

Christian Hoehn (Class of 2011) is a graduate of Cornell | School of Executive and Professional Education in Ithaca, New York - United States
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