Mövenpick Hotels & Resorts has promoted Sabine
Dorn-Aglagul to President Europe, effective immediately.
Having joined Mövenpick in April 2017 as Director of Operations,
Switzerland, Sabine takes the helm from Ola Ivarsson, who will
retire from his role as Chief Operating Officer for Europe on 30th
Mövenpick Hotels & Resorts currently manages 18
properties in Europe, with three new hotels set to open during
2019 in Stuttgart (Germany), The Hague (Netherlands) and Basel
(Switzerland). The company is actively seeking further development
opportunities in the region, with a focus on the hotel and
serviced apartment sector.
“We congratulate Sabine on her
new role as President of our European operations,” said
Olivier Chavy, President & CEO, Mövenpick Hotels & Resorts.
“Europe has significant growth potential for our commercial
business and we are confident in Sabine’s ability to help deliver
strong results in this important market. I would also like
to bid fond farewell to Ola, who has played a vital role in
developing our European business to date and is admired and
respected by the entire Mövenpick family.”
extensive experience working in hotel management for organisations
such as Hilton and Starwood Hotels & Resorts, employed
in a variety of multi-property and single-property roles in
markets including Turkey, Germany and Austria.
Prior to joining
Mövenpick Hotels & Resorts, Sabine lived and worked in Istanbul,
as Area Manager Turkey for Starwood Hotels & Resorts.
Sabine is in the final stages of completing an
Executive MBA at the prestigious IMD Business School in Lausanne.
As President Europe, Sabine will join Mövenpick Hotels &
Resorts’ Executive Committee, taking over all reporting lines
currently held by Ola Ivarsson, who will continue his long
association with the firm in an ongoing advisory role.
her spare time, Sabine enjoys nothing more than spending time
outdoors with her husband and their two dogs, Ajax and Anka, as
she is an animal lover at heart.