Key regional appointments for Mövenpick
Mövenpick Hotels & Resorts is pursuing rapid expansion across the globe. It currently operates 83 hotels and resorts, with plans to increase its portfolio to 125 properties by 2020. To support this accelerated growth plan, the group has appointed Andrew
Langdon (1) as chief development officer. The role is a new position created by the Swiss hospitality management company as part of its efforts to grow and solidify the brand’s position. Langdon takes on the challenge, having led the company in Asia over the past two years in the position of senior vice president Asia. The group is expanding its management team in the Middle East and Africa and Asia regions, with the appointments of: Marc Descrozaille (2) as vice president, operations, MEA; Gerard
Hotelier (3) to vice president, operations, Asia; and Pasquale
Baiguera (4) as the new GM of Mövenpick Hotel Bahrain. Baiguera joins from Mövenpick Hotel Beirut. With more than three decades in the hospitality industry, he brings to his new role a wealth of knowledge, with a focus on proactive leadership, strategic management, sales skills and revenue development.