Yoo Hotels & Resorts has appointed David
Grossniklaus as Head of Operations and Development, to lead
the yoo2 growth and operations strategy.
With more than 18 years of experience in the
hospitality industry, David worked most recently with
Belmond in Dubai as Senior Director Development for the Middle
East, Africa and India. He has also worked with Starwood, Deloitte / STR,
Swissotel and Istithmar / Nakheel Hotels.
Yoo Hotels & Resorts currently operates the yoo2 Rio de
Janeiro and has three more hotels under development, in
Canada and Thailand, with two properties set to launch in the next
Jagdish Johal, Managing Partner of Yoo,
said, “David has an extraordinary wealth of experience in the
hospitality industry and he will be a real asset to the team.
David joins Yoo Hotels at an exciting time of growth as we are
expanding our hotel portfolio internationally. With three hotels
under development, we are keen to pursue further development and
management opportunities globally to expand our hotel offering.
This expansion in key markets will ensure even more travellers can
experience our unique designs and guest experiences.”
David is a graduate from Ecole Hoteliere de Lausanne and a
MBA graduate from Cass Business School in London.
The Swiss national is fluent in French and
English. He enjoys wildlife photography, diving and skiing.