Industry Update
Appointment 6 September 2021

Sébastien Mariette

Appointed Area General Manager Levant
At Kempinski hotels in Jordan & Kempinski Summerland Hotel & Resort Beirut, Lebanon

Sébastien Mariette

Sébastien Mariette, the new Area General Manager Levant started his journey with Kempinski in 2007 and occupied several leadership roles within various parts of the world including Cluster General Manager at the Kempinski Hotel Ishtar Dead Sea and Kempinski Hotel Aqaba in Jordan, Managing Director at The Capitol Kempinski Hotel Singapore as well as Area General Manager Egypt. Bulgaria, Djibouti, China and the United Arab Emirates were also stations in his Kempinski career over the past 14 years. Sébastien holds a Master's Degree as well as a Master of Business Administration in International Hospitality Management which he passed with distinction. As the Area General Manager Levant he oversees from now on the three Kempinski hotels in Jordan as well as the Kempinski Summerland Hotel & Resort Beirut, Lebanon.

ESSEC Business School

Sébastien Mariette (Class of 2001) is a graduate of ESSEC Business School in Cergy Pontoise - France
more information

Kempinski Hotels S.A.

Created in 1897, Kempinski Hotels is Europe"s oldest luxury hotel group. Kempinski"s rich heritage of impeccable personal service and superb hospitality is complemented by the exclusivity and individuality of its properties.
more information
Recent Appointments at Kempinski

Andras Biro - General Manager

8 November 2021 — Kempinski Hotels has appointed Andras Biro as the new general manager at the award-winning five-star luxury hotel The Capitol Kempinski Hotel Singapore, and, from now on, he will be overseeing the growth of the landmark property in the Lion City.
read more

Isidoro Geretto - Chief Financial Officer (CFO)

21 October 2021 — The Kempinski Supervisory Board has resolved on an early extension of Isidoro Geretto's mandate as Member of the Management Board Kempinski AG and confirmed his role as Chief Financial Officer of the Kempinski Group.
read more

Adil Ahmed - Director of Sales

29 September 2021 — Adil Ahmed has been promoted to director of sales at Kempinski Hotel Muscat. He had been sales manager since 2017. For the past four years, the Omani has spearheaded the hotel's leisure segment, helping to establish the hotel as one of the Sultanate's leading leisure destinations.
read more