Industry Update
Appointment22 September 2021

Alexander von Süsskind

Appointed Hotel Manager
At Mandarin Oriental, Boston - MA, USA

Alexander von Süsskind

The Five-Star Mandarin Oriental, Boston is delighted to announce the appointment of Alexander von Süsskind to the position of Hotel Manager; he will oversee all aspects of the day-to-day hotel operation, including rooms, food and beverage, the Spa at Mandarin Oriental, Boston, and security.

With over 20 years of global hospitality experience, von Süsskind joins Mandarin Oriental, Boston, from Stanton House in El Paso, Texas, where he served as General Manager. He has gained significant managerial experience in a variety of esteemed luxury hotel brands: Kempinski Hotels at the Hotel Vier Jahreszeiten in Munich; The Ritz Carlton Hotels Co. in Cancun, San Francisco, and Dubai; a variety of Capella Hotels throughout Germany and the United States; and The Plaza Hotel Pioneer Park in El Paso, Texas.

Originally from Hamburg, Germany, von Süsskind graduated with a degree in Hotel Management from the International School for Hotel and Catering Business in Germany, and is fluent in English, Spanish and German. He recently moved from Texas to Boston for his new role, joined by his wife Neda and their three children; they reside in Brookline, Mass.

Cornell | School of Executive and Professional Education

Alexander von Süsskind (Class of 2003) is a graduate of Cornell | School of Executive and Professional Education in Ithaca, New York - United States
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Mandarin Oriental Hotel Group

Mandarin Oriental Hotel Group is the award-winning owner and operator of some of the most luxurious hotels, resorts and residences. The Group has grown from a well-respected Asian hotel company into a global brand and now operates, or has under development, 44 hotels representing close to 11,000 rooms in 25 countries, with 20 hotels in Asia, ten in The Americas and 14 in Europe, Middle East and North Africa.
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