General Manager, The London EDITION
Jurgen brings with him 15 years of senior experience within a variety of hospitality segments having held management roles at seven five-star hotels around the world. Most recently, Jurgen led the team at The Shangri-La at The Shard in London. Previous roles include stints with Preferred Hotels and Resorts, Hilton, Intercontinental and Leading Hotels of the World in the Middle East, Europe and the USA. In addition to the above, Jurgen worked as General Manager at Celebrity Cruises in Miami, where he oversaw a 1,425-room luxury cruise liner that included 72 suites, 23 food and beverage outlets and accommodated 3,200 guests.
After completing his hotel management studies, Jurgen developed In his earlier career a strong hospitality background within operational roles in both the rooms division and food and beverage departments as well as Sales & Marketing and Revenue Management. Since progressing to the level of General Manager at a variety of locations, Jurgen has worked on numerous projects and with a selection of different teams to great success.