In addition to his responsibilities as general manager at Grand Hyatt Bali, he will also take on the role of area vice president of Hyatt Indonesia where he will oversee the following area hotels - Park Hyatt Jakarta, Andaz Bali, Alila SCBD, Alila Villas Uluwatu, Alila Seminyak, Studios at Alila Seminyak, Alila Ubud, Alila Manggis, Alila Purnama, Alila Solo, Grand Hyatt Jakarta, Grand Hyatt Bali, Hyatt Regency Bali and Hyatt Regency Yogyakarta.
Groten takes over the area vice president role from Peter Stettler who held this position for the past 25 years, and is now moving into his new role as senior advisor to Hyatt in Indonesia.
Groten has more than two decades of experience in the hospitality industry, having first started out as a front office manager in Bandung, Indonesia.
In 2018, Marco became head of operations for Alila, based in Hong Kong, working on the integration of Alila properties within Hyatt.
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