Industry Update
Appointment25 August 2020

Christian Wiendieck

Appointed General Manager
At Kempinski Hotel Jinan, China

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Christian Wiendieck

The soon-to-be-opened new top luxury hotel in Shandong province, Kempinski Hotel Jinan, is now headed by General Manager Christian Wiendieck, who has just been appointed to his new position. A seasoned hotelier, he can look back on an outstanding career of more than 20 years within the Kempinski brand, joining the Jinan pre-opening team from his last assignment as general manager at Kempinski Hotel Fuzhou.

A native German, Christian Wiendieck started his Kempinski journey in 1997 in the Food and Beverage Department at Kempinski Hotel Bristol Berlin and continued as Food and Beverage Director at Kempinski Hotel Munich Airport. After three years at Grand Hotel des Bains Kempinski St. Moritz, he was promoted to his first general manager position at Kempinski Hotel Adriatic in Croatia, followed by stints in Italy and the United Arab Emirates. In 2010 he moved to China and successfully managed several Kempinski hotels in the position of general manager, providing him with rich experience in brand building, operations and new hotel openings. Christian Wiendieck holds an MBA from Reims Management School and a Hotel Business Economist Diploma from Heidelberg Hotel Management School.

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