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CHANGES OF GENERAL MANAGERS AT STEIGENBERGER HOTELS & RESORTS (Germany)

Danny Vorwerk comes to Berlin, Richard Engelmayer goes to Cologne

CHANGES OF GENERAL MANAGERS AT STEIGENBERGER HOTELS & RESORTS (Germany)

Danny Vorwerk comes to Berlin, Richard Engelmayer goes to Cologne

Category: Europe - Germany - Appointments
This is a press release, published for free on 2020-08-11


Steigenberger has announced two changes in leadership. Danny Vorwerk will take over as General Manager of the Steigenberger Hotel Berlin with effect from 1 September 2020. In his new capacity, 42-year old Mr. Vorwerk will assume responsibility for all operational and administrative business areas of the hotel, which has 398 guest rooms and suites as well as offering two restaurants and 17 conference rooms. The previous General Manager Richard Engelmayer, who was in charge for around two years, will now head up the 305-room Steigenberger Hotel Cologne.

Danny Vorwerk is a devoted hotelier with a great grasp of figures, said Thomas Willms, CEO of Deutsche Hospitality. He also has a wealth of experience in the high-end hospitality industry, and this will stand him in very good stead as his takes up his new role as General Manager. We are very much looking forward to continuing to work with him. Mr. Willms added: And we are also delighted that Richard Engelmayer will be making all his outstanding expertise, experience and passion available to Steigenberger as he moves on to represent the brand in Cologne.

56-year old Richard Engelmayer completed vocational training in the occupation of cook before securing his first managerial position as Assistant Food & Beverage Manager at the Steigenberger Airport Hotel Frankfurt in 1993. After various stints as Food & Beverage Manager, Deputy Director and Hotel Manager at the same hotel, Mr. Engelmayer went on to become its General Manager between 2013 and 2018.

Danny Vorwerk is originally from the Netherlands, and the most recent appointments he has held have been Operations Manager at the Steigenberger Hotel Amsterdam and Financial Controller Netherlands for Deutsche Hospitality. After studying for a Bachelor degree in Hotel Management at the Hogeschool Notenboom in Hilversum, Mr. Vorwerk launched his professional career by securing various positions at NH Hotels in the Netherlands and Belgium. He finally arrived at Steigenberger after roles at BCN Utrecht and as Financial Controller Europe for the Azimut Hotel Group.

Steigenberger Hotels & Resorts is a Deutsche Hospitality brand. It represents the epitome of luxury and perfect hospitality. Visitors can choose from historic hotels rich in tradition, lively city residences and health and beauty oases at the very heart of nature. The portfolio includes 60 hotels in eleven countries in Europe, Asia and Africa. Deutsche Hospitality operates four further brands. MAXX by Steigenberger is a new and charismatic concept which places the focus on the essential in accordance with its motto MAXXimize your stay. Jaz in the City branded hotels reflect metropolitan lifestyle and draw upon the local music and cultural scene. IntercityHotel offers more than 40 modern upper mid-scale urban hotels, all of which are located within easy walking distance of railway stations or airports, whilst Zleep Hotels provide quality and design at an affordable price in Denmark and Sweden.


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