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Mövenpick Hotels & Resorts Promotes Heiko Siebert
and Francis Bertrand to Vice President Positions
January 31, 2006 - Two promotions within the Sales and Marketing Team of Mövenpick Hotels & Resorts (MH&R) were announced at the International Sales & Marketing Conference in Paris: Heiko Siebert and Francis Bertrand were appointed Vice President Distribution and Vice President Sales Europe respectively.

German-born Heiko Siebert (41) joined Mövenpick Hotels & Resorts as Director Reservations and Revenue Management in July 2001. His duties include the management of the MH&R reservations system, running the reservations offices both in Switzerland and abroad, supervising and developing the web site, and analysing and integrating new reservation technologies. All the reservations channels have recorded huge growth rates over the past few years. Heiko Siebert is to assume his duties as Vice President Distribution with immediate effect.

Also promoted was Frenchman Francis Bertrand (42), who now holds the position of Vice President Sales Europe. Francis Bertrand began his career with Mövenpick Hotels & Resorts in June 1999 as Regional Sales Director and was responsible for the extremely productive European Sales Team. With his broad network of contacts he has in-depth knowledge of the international markets and is a key player in the international hotel chainís accelerating sales drive.

"Francis Bertrand and Heiko Siebert owe their promotions to their excellent performance and dedication to the company", remarks Steven Nikolov, Senior Vice President Sales & Marketing. "We are very proud to offer such deserving employees such opportunities for advancement." 

Mövenpick Hotels & Resorts currently enjoys international representation with 70 hotels existing and under construction. 


Alain Gozzer
Public Relations Manager
 Mövenpick Hotels & Resorts Management AG
Zürichstrasse 106
CH-8134 Adliswil
Phone +41 44 712 25 51

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