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Management changes at Jumeirah Group in Europe and Abu Dhabi

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Management changes at Jumeirah Group in Europe and Abu Dhabi

Dubai, 12 September 2014:Jumeirah Group, the Dubai-based luxury hospitality company and a member of Dubai Holding, announces that following the decision of Derek Picot, the current General Manager of Jumeirah Carlton Tower and Regional Vice President Europe, to leave the company, Jumeirah Group has appointed Doris Greif as Regional Vice President Europe as well as General Manager of Jumeirah Frankfurt. Doris Greif moves from her current position as General Manager of Jumeirah at Etihad Towers in Abu Dhabi, which will be assumed by the current Hotel Manager Stefan Fuchs.

A German national, Doris Greif first joined Jumeirah in 1999 and since then has successfully undertaken a number of senior roles in the company including Executive Assistant Manager in charge of rooms at Jumeirah Beach Hotel, General Manager Jumeirah Beach Club Resort & Spa, General Manager Operations and General Manager Jumeirah Emirates Towers. She left the company in 2008 to take on the role of Chief Operating Officer - City Operations at DIFC Investments LLC before re-joining Jumeirah in 2010 to become General Manager of Jumeirah at Etihad Towers where she has successfully led operations at the Jumeirah Group’s award-winning property in Abu Dhabi. Doris Greif takes up her new role on 1st October 2014. 

Stefan Fuchs, also German, first joined Jumeirah in 2006, working at Madinat Jumeirah in Dubai for three years as Director of Food & Beverage. He re-joined the company in 2010 as Hotel Manager at Jumeirah at Etihad Towers to assist with the pre-opening of the hotel. Stefan’s previous industry experience spans over 15 years working for well-known brands such as Ritz-Carlton and Kempinski Hotels. His international experience has been gained from working in Europe, the Middle East and Russia where he held senior roles in Operations, Food & Beverage, Catering & Conference services and his most recent position as Hotel Manager at Jumeirah at Etihad Towers.

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  • Photos above (left-right) Doris Greif; Stefan Fuchs

About Jumeirah Group:

Jumeirah Group, the global luxury hotel company and a member of Dubai Holding, operates a world-class portfolio of hotels and resorts. Jumeirah Hotels & Resorts includes Jumeirah at Etihad Towers in Abu Dhabi; Burj Al Arab Jumeirah, Jumeirah Beach Hotel, Jumeirah Creekside Hotel, Jumeirah Emirates Towers, Jumeirah Zabeel Saray and Madinat Jumeirah in Dubai; Jumeirah Messilah Beach Hotel & Spa in Kuwait; Jumeirah Bilgah Beach Hotel in Baku; Jumeirah Dhevanafushi and Jumeirah Vittaveli in the Maldives; Jumeirah Himalayas Hotel in Shanghai; Jumeirah Frankfurt in Germany; Jumeirah Grand Hotel via Veneto in Rome; Jumeirah Port Soller Hotel & Spa in Mallorca, Spain; Pera Palace Hotel Jumeirah in Istanbul; as well as Jumeirah Carlton Tower and Jumeirah Lowndes Hotel in London. Jumeirah Group also runs the luxury serviced residences brand Jumeirah LivingTM; the wellness brand Talise; Jumeirah Restaurants; Wild Wadi WaterparkTM; The Emirates Academy of Hospitality Management; and SiriusTM, its global loyalty programme. 

For further information please contact:
Jumeirah Group
Corporate Communications
Director of External Communications 
PO Box 73137, Dubai, United Arab Emirates
Telephone: +971-4-364-7955 
E-mail: PR@jumeirah.com 
Visit us at: www.jumeirah.com

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