Kempinski Hotels’ supervisory board and the board of directors of Kempinski Hotels SA have unanimously agreed to appoint Markus Semer as Chairman of the management board and chief executive officer.
Chumpol Na LamLieng, chairman of the supervisory board of Kempinski AG said: “The supervisory board are confident that with this appointment, Markus Semer, and the management board he leads, will ensure that our investment and commitment are translated with renewed purpose and focus.”
He added: “Markus Semer represents the new generation of management for the group. He enjoys the loyalty, trust and respect of hotel owners as well as staff within the group. He has the supervisory board’s full support as he ensures Kempinski’s position and growth.”
Markus Semer said: “With the reinforced commitment of our shareholders towards Kempinski and our strategy of remaining an independent European luxury hospitality management group, I am delighted, along with my management board colleagues, to accept these appointments. I’m looking forward to the work ahead of us, as we continue to focus on delivering Kempinski to our hotel owners, guests and staff.”