Management Appointment Jumeirah

Jumeirah Group Announces Q4 Appointments in UAE & Europe


Jumeirah Group announced four new appointments for prominent positions in key markets of the hospitality groups’ local and international portfolio, including Abu Dhabi, Dubai, London and Frankfurt.

In Europe, Jumeirah has announced the appointment of Aaron Kaupp as Regional Vice President of the brand's London properties and Jumeirah Frankfurt, and General Manager of The Carlton Tower, Jumeirah in London. Aaron is expected to play a major role in leading the highly anticipated re-opening of the iconic landmark in London, The Carlton Tower, Jumeirah. Aaron joins Jumeirah from Le Royal Monceau, Raffles Paris, where he has been General Manager since 2016. With extensive experience in luxury hotels across Europe including Florence and the Amalfi Coast in Italy, Aaron has driven the development of a Michelin starred restaurant and worked closely with Giorgio Armani as part of the opening team of the Armani Hotel in Milan.

In Germany, Jumeirah Frankfurt welcomes Daniela Fette-Rakowski as General Manager of Jumeirah Frankfurt. Daniela holds 16 years in the hotel industry, and has a strong commercial background, having been responsible for driving the Sales & Marketing strategy with global brands such as Kempinski and Steinberger Hotels. Daniela transitioned into operations with Rocco Forte Hotels, and her most recent role was as Hotel Manager at the Rocco Forte Villa Kennedy Hotel, Frankfurt.

Additionally, in the UAE, Marcus Sutton joins Jumeirah Group as General Manager of Jumeirah Emirates Towers in Dubai. Marcus has over 20 years’ experience and a distinguished hospitality background across Luxury, Boutique, Business, Resort and Conference Hotels in the United Arab Emirates, Jordan, Qatar, United Kingdom, United States of America, Switzerland and Australia. Most recently, Marcus has held several senior roles, including General Manager with IHG in the GCC. Marcus is an Australian national.

Savino Leone has joined the Abu Dhabi team as General Manager of Jumeirah at Etihad Towers. Savino most recently led the operations of Jumeirah Messilah Beach Hotel & Spa for two years in Kuwait. Under his leadership and guidance, he maintained an outstanding reputation for the hotel in the market, and the team achieved 11 prestigious awards in 2018, including accolades from World Travel Awards, Haute Grandeur and Business Traveller Middle East. Savino is a well-respected hotelier with extensive international expertise in Japan, Egypt, UK, France and Qatar.

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