MONTERREY, Mexico – August 23, 2022 – Hilton announced today the appointment of Pierre O. Kranzle as General Manager of the 225-room Hilton Monterrey, expected to open in early spring 2023. Located in the thriving metropolitan city of Monterrey in Northern Mexico, this property will be the center of the events scene with one of the largest ballrooms in the city.

A hospitality veteran with over 25 years of experience, Kranzle started his career in food and beverage as a chef at Hotel de la Paix in Geneva before shifting to hotel operations. Over the course of his career, he has been part of the opening team for seven hotels in six countries, including Hyatt Regency Thessaloniki, in Greece; Hyatt Regency Mainz, in Germany; Hyatt Regency Merida, in Mexico; and Grand Hyatt Erawan Bangkok, Thailand, before opening four of his own restaurants in San Antonio, Texas. He joined Hilton in 2012 as general manager of Hilton Mexico City Reforma and most recently led the opening of Hilton Guadalajara Midtown, serving as general manager.

Kranzle received a bachelor’s degree in hotel management at Ecole Hoteliere Lausanne, Switzerland, and is also a graduate of the C.E.P.I.A Culinary School of Geneva.

Nestled at the picturesque base of the saddle shaped Cerro de la Silla mountain, Hilton Monterrey will be surrounded by a unique cultural scene with world class museums, critically renowned architecture, universities, and lively night life as well as shopping via direct access to the Galerias Valle Oriente mall. The hotel will offer a 6th floor pool bar, offering a lively scene and stunning views for guests and groups alike, as well as an on-site restaurant and fitness center.

Hilton Monterrey guests will enjoy the benefits of Hilton Honors, the award-winning guest loyalty program for Hilton’s distinct hotel brands.

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