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 Hyatt International Corporation Appoint
Six to General Manager Posts

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Chicago, IL, November 3, 2004   Mr. Bernd Chorengel, president of  Hyatt International Corporation, is pleased to announce the  following executive appointments:

Tim Bruce has been appointed general manager of Hyatt Regency Kolkata.  Bruce held a number of culinary positions with Hilton Hotels in the United Kingdom, Australia, China, U.A.E. and Japan before joining Hyatt International as executive chef for Hyatt Hotel Canberra, a Park Hyatt Hotel in June 1999.  He was promoted to director of Food and Beverage in Canberra in March 2001.

Gordon Fuller has been appointed general manager of Grand Hyatt Hong Kong.  Fuller graduated from the Ryde College of Hotel Management in Australia, and completed assignments in Finance, Catering and Rooms before joining Hyatt Regency Coolum in September 1988 as assistant manager - Front Office.  Following front office manager assignments in Queensland and Melbourne, he was promoted to director of rooms at Grand Hyatt Melbourne in September 1992.  Fuller subsequently held executive assistant manager   Rooms positions in Melbourne and Sydney, where he was promoted to manager, and in December 1998 to his most recent position of general manager of Hyatt Regency Santiago.

Peter Fulton has been appointed regional director - Dubai in addition to his responsibilities as general manager of Grand Hyatt Dubai.  Fulton, a graduate of the Napier College in Edinburgh, consolidated his studies with food and beverage experience in New Zealand, the United Kingdom and Switzerland.  He joined Hyatt International in July 1983 as assistant director of Food and Beverage for Hyatt Regency Auckland where he was promoted to director of Food and Beverage in July 1985.  Upon completion of food and beverage management assignments in Dubai, Canberra and Macau, Fulton was appointed manager of Hyatt Regency Acapulco in August 1992, and in April 1994 was promoted to general manager.  Following a further assignment as general manager of Hyatt Regency Delhi, he was appointed pre-opening general manager for Grand Hyatt Dubai in August 2001

Andrew Hendrian is appointed general manager of Hyatt Regency Cologne.  Hendrian, a graduate of the University of Bombay, consolidated his studies with food and beverage assignments in India and Iraq.  In May 1989, he joined the food and beverage team of Hyatt Regency Cologne where he held various positions in food and beverage management. Following assignments as assistant director of Food and Beverage in Jeddah and Cologne, Hendrian was appointed director of Rooms in Cologne in May 1998.  In March 2000, he was promoted to resident manager of Grand Hyatt Berlin, and in August 2002 to resident manager of Grand Hyatt Dubai.

Jiri Kobos is appointed general manager of Hyatt Regency Mumbai.  Kobos gained management experience with Sun International, Thaba’ Nchu Sun in South Africa and with Shangri-La in Hangzhou before joining CCA International Hong Kong Ltd. in 1988 as associate manager/general manager at the Pacific Club in Hong Kong.  In 1992, he transferred to CCA International Indonesia as regional manager/director of resort projects, and in February 1996 moved to Singapore to join Elite Concepts Asia where his last position was managing director - Singapore, Indonesia and Malaysia.  Kobos joined Hyatt International in January 2000 as general manager of Hyatt Hotels Baku, and in July 2002 was appointed general manager of Ararat Park Hyatt Moscow.

Andreas Nauheimer has been appointed general manager of Hyatt Regency Santiago. Nauheimer joined Hyatt Regency Cancun as assistant outlet manager, and subsequently held food and beverage management positions in Cologne, Cancun, Queensaldn and Melbourne.  In July 1994, he left the company for appointments with Shangri-La in Bangkok, and Sheraton in Heliopolis, Greece as executive assistant manager   Food and Beverage. Nauheimer rejoined Hyatt International in October 1997 as executive assistant manager   Food and Beverage for Grand Hyatt Seoul.  Following appointments as general manager of Park Hyatt Buenos Aires and manager of Grand Hyatt Erawan Bangkok, he was promoted to general manager of Hyatt Regency Mumbai in June 2003.

There are 214 Hyatt hotels and resorts around the world, which are managed by two separate groups of companies.  Subsidiaries of Hyatt International Corporation operate, manage or franchise 90 hotels and resorts in 39 countries, with an additional 24 hotels under development.  Hyatt Corporation, a separate company, and its subsidiaries operate, manage, franchise or lease 124 hotels and resorts in the United States, Canada and the Caribbean. 


 
Contact:
Lori Armon
Director of  Public Relations
Phone:  (312) 750-8290
larmon@corphq.hyatt.com
Also See: Hyatt International Appoints Six to General Manager Posts / September 2004
Jiri Kobos, Arif Hashmi and Alex Jovanovic Named General Managers for Park Hyatt Hotels / Sept 2002


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