HYATT INTERNATIONAL CORPORATION APPOINTS CHRISTOPH K. FRANZEN NEW AREA VICE PRESIDENT FOR QATAR AND THE SULTANATE OF OMAN
Hyatt International Corporation has announced the appointment of Christoph K. Franzen as the new area vice president for Qatar and the Sultanate of Oman. In addition to overlooking the operation of Grand Hyatt Doha as general manager since 13 January 2013, Mr. Franzen will now lead and overlook Grand Hyatt Muscat and all Hyatt properties in Qatar, with upcoming openings scheduled between 2016 and 2018. During his tenure at Grand Hyatt Doha, the hotel enjoyed many achievements and won numerous awards and industry accolades.
“This is an incredible opportunity, which I am thrilled to have,” Mr. Franzen said. “After working within the Hyatt corporation for more than 17 years, I am looking forward to this new and exciting challenge, leading teams in Qatar and the Sultanate of Oman as well as the development in the area.”