Kempinski Appoints New President China
Kempinski Hotels announces the appointment of Michael Henssler as President China
Kempinski Hotels is delighted to announce the appointment of Michael Henssler as President China as of September 1, 2010. At the same time, Henssler will be appointed Managing Director of Key International Hotels Management Co., Ltd, Kempinski’s joint venture in China with the Beijing Tourism Group.
Henssler’s new assignment will entail the responsibility of overseeing all operations in China, drive development efforts and ensure the successful opening of the 12 new Kempinski hotels under various stages of construction.
An École Hôteliere de Lausanne graduate, Henssler joined Kempinski 12 years ago, while his very first experience with the group dates from 1994. During his career with Kempinski, Michael has held different roles in Russia, Germany and the Middle East, before opening hotels in Kuwait and Dubai for the group. Since 2008, Henssler has been based in Geneva, managing Kempinski’s flagship in Switzerland, the Grand Hotel Kempinski Geneva as well as overseeing the activities of the Kempinski Hotel Dukes’ Palace in Bruges as well as the Le Mirador Kempinski Lake Geneva.
The Kempinski name is proudly borne by a growing collection of distinguished properties around the world. Europe’s oldest luxury hotel group, Kempinski has built its reputation on the belief that exclusivity and individuality are key elements of true luxury. Each year, an increasing number of guests come to appreciate these qualities, as Kempinski adds new hotels and resorts in Europe, the Middle East, Africa and Asia. While this growth reflects the strength and success of the Kempinski brand, the collection will remain a limited one, where exclusivity can be nurtured and individuality can flourish.
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Jane Ji • Regional Director of PR China • Kempinski Hotels
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