FRANKFURT AM MAIN, Germany, September 6, 2016 – pentahotels are well known for their unique style and creative approach. It continues to thrive with its strategic decision on creating a brand new position to reinforce the hotel chain's UK market development: Andrew Munt appointed to be first Head of pentahotels UK from 1st August 2016 in the company's history.

pentahotels are looking to further strengthen their global market presence thorough expansion plans for the UK. Andrew Munt will be the drive behind the opening of further pentahotels throughout the United Kingdom and put his fingerprint on the measures.

When Andrew Munt stepped into pentahotel Reading almost seven years ago for a job interview with Alastair Thomann, today Managing Director of pentahotels, he knew right away that he could be part of something very special in the hotel industry – and he was right!

For the last three years, Andrew Munt has played a vital part in helping shape the penta portfolio in the UK – an experience through which he developed. Looking ahead, Andrew Munt is excited about playing a key role in the next chapters of the brand's development story.

This course for expansion is something that Alastair Thomann, Managing Director of pentahotels, is especially delighted to announce: "We are looking into a very successful future for our brand as the expansion of pentahotels UK will only further position us as a globally recognised hotel chain. New openings in key locations in major cities will be another important milestone in the company's history. Andrew uniquely embodies the lifestyle hotel chain's philosophy and will play a key role in pentahotels' growth strategy."