Oetker Collection is pleased to announce that Mr. Simon Neggers will join its executive leadership team as Senior Vice President of Sales, Marketing and Communications as of September 7th, 2020. In his new role, Mr. Neggers will oversee the global strategy for Oetker Collection's exclusive portfolio of Masterpiece Hotels and Estates. He will be based in the Parisian office of the company.Mr. Neggers has over 15 years of experience in luxury hotel communications and brand marketing, most recently serving as Global Vice President of Communications and Portfolio Marketing for the Luxury Brands Group at Marriott International, based in New York. He was appointed to this role in 2016 to help shape the combined group's strategic luxury vision, positioning, narrative, marketing and communications. Additionally, he directed the global public relations strategy for the group's luxury hotel brands including The Ritz-Carlton, St. Regis, W Hotels, EDITION, The Luxury Collection and Bvlgari Hotels. In 2012, Mr Neggers was recruited to join Starwood Hotels & Resorts in New York, where he rose to the role of Director of Global Communications for St. Regis, W Hotels and The Luxury Collection. From 2008 to 2012, he was Group Public Relations Manager at Maybourne Hotel Group, the parent company of Claridge's, The Connaught and The Berkeley in London, UK. He began his career in public relations at Starwood Hotels & Resorts in New York.