Mon, 26 Aug 2019

Niek Hammer Joins Okura Prestige Bangkok as GM

The Okura Prestige Bangkok has appointed Niek Hammer as General Manager.

The 42-year old Dutch hospitality professional from Enschede in Holland holds a Bachelorís degree in Hotel Management and a Masterís diploma in International Service Management, both from the Christelijke Hogeschool (University of applied sciences) Noord-Nederland.

Niek Hammer. Click to enlarge.

Niek began his career in 1996 at Hotel The Grand, a Westin hotel in Amsterdam before spending two years at Chateau Elan Winery & Resort, a Marriott hotel in Braselton, Georgia.

From 2000-2005, and again from 2008-2016, Niek worked at Hotel Okura Amsterdam, rising to Assistant F&B Director in his first stint and later to Deputy General Manager.

Married with three children, Niek joins The Okura Prestige Bangkok from Hotel Okura Macau where he held the General Managerís position for three years.

Marcel P. van Aelst, President and CEO Okura Nikko Hotel Management Co. Ltd. Japan, said, ďWe know that Niek is dedicated and passionate in his work with a broad knowledge of complex F&B and Room Division operations. He knows the Okura culture very well and so will settle in Bangkok very quickly. He has great experience, he is energetic and efficient and his motivation and results-driven outlook will be of great benefit to our team.Ē

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