Industry Update
Appointment14 September 2021

Bernold Schroeder

Appointed Chairman of the Management Board
At Kempinski Hotels S.A. in Geneva, Switzerland

Bernold Schroeder

The Supervisory Board has resolved on an early extension of Bernold Schroeder's mandate as Chairman of the Management Board of Kempinski AG and confirmed his role as Chief Executive Officer of the Kempinski Group. Mr. Schroeder has been leading the Group since December 2020, when he was appointed to his present positions.

Mr. Schroeder joined Kempinski in 2017 as Vice Chairman of the Management Board and Chief Operating Officer Europe. Previously, he held senior management positions in key growth markets with Pan Pacific Hotels (Singapore), Jin Jiang International (Shanghai) and Banyan Tree Hotels & Resorts. With over three decades of experience in the international hotel industry, he draws on exceptional entrepreneurial and operational leadership skills that combine an astute understanding of a global best-in-class service approach with a sensitivity to the art of luxury and an acumen for managing successful stakeholder relationships.

The early extension of Mr. Schroeder's mandate reaffirms the Supervisory Board's long-term commitment to further strengthening the company's position as a leading independent international hotel luxury brand and trusted business partner.

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.
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