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28 February 2012
VI INTERNATIONAL FORUM
HOSPITALITY INDUSTRY FORUM’12
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Premier Palace Hotel, Kyiv, 5-7/29, T. Shevchenka Blvd
Arild Hovland,
Senior Vice President Business Development,
The Carlson Rezidor Hotel Group
Education
Education institution Graduation year Speciality
Ecole Hoteliere de Lausanne 1974 Hotel Management
Work experience
Work period Company, position
2004 Opened Rezidor's Representative Office in Moscow covering development in Russia, CIS & Baltic states
1994 Joined the head quarters in Brussels and assumed the role of Vice President Business Development, The Rezidor Hotel Group
1988 Joined Rezidor SAS and started up Rezidor's Business Development office in Hong Kong
1974 - 1988 Extencive experience of hotel operation and development with international hotel Groups in Asia (Philippines, Korea, China). In 1984 Arild Hovland opened the first international hotel in Western China
Company profile
The Carlson Rezidor Hotel Group
Foundation year: 1960
Directions of activity: hotel management
Key brands/ projects/ clients: more than 400 hotels and 90000 rooms in operation and under development in 65 countries
CEO: Mr. Kurt Ritter
Company site: www.carlsonrezidor.com
Thomas Noll,
President/Owner,
TN Hotels and more...
Education
Education institution Graduation year Speciality
Hotelschool Poppe&Nuemann Konstanz 1986 "Kuchenmeister" Diploma-German Chamber of Commerce
Cornell University, Uthaca, New York, U.S.A. 1988 Hotel Management courses, full summer program
Work experience
Work period Company, position
07/2011-present TN Hotels and more...-President/Owner
04-2010-07-2011 Hermitage Group-President/Managing partner
01/2005 - 03/2010 Grand Hotel Europe St. Petersburg, Managing Director, Orient Express Hotels-Reg Managing Director
06/2001-12/2004 Corinthia Nevskij Palace Hotel,General Manager
08/1999-05/2001 Sheraton Sharm Hotel-General Manager
01/1996-08/1999 Conrad Int'l Hurghada-General Manager
1993-1996 Maritim Selmun Palace Hotel Malta-General Manager
1992-1993 Beach Albatros Resort Hotel Red Sea-General Manager
1991 Charisma Hotel Management AG Zurich - Operations manager
Company profile
TN Hotels and more...
Foundation year: 2011
Directions of activity: Management of Hotel operations, management consulting,marketing services and more
Key brands/ projects/ clients: hotels, cruise companies, Official partner of Aurora Fashion Week
CEO: Thomas Noll
Company site: www.thomasknoll.com
Carlo Giardinetti ,
General Manager, MBA,
Superior Golf&Spa Club
Education
Education institution Graduation year Speciality
Manchester Business School 2010 Business Administration / МВА
Work experience
Work period Company, position
2011 - To date Superior Golf&Spa Resort, Hotel General Manager
2008 - 2011 Senior Consultant
2004 - 2008 Planhotel SA, Hotel General Manager
2000 - 2004 Planhotel SA, F&B Manager
Company profile
Superior Golf&Spa Club
Foundation year: 2007
Directions of activity: Hotel, Conference, Golf, SPA, Tennis
Key brands/ projects/ clients: .
CEO: Carlo Giardinetti
Company site: www.superiorresort.com
Vugar Khudiev,
Director F&B ,
Rixos Prykarpattya
Education
Education institution Graduation year Speciality
«GAFGAZ» University 1999 Economic and administrative sciences
Work experience
Work period Company, position
August 2011 – till present Rixos Prykarpattya Hotel, Director of Food and Beverage
December 2010 –till present In Voyage, Founder & Partner
June 2010 - November 2010 Kozirnaya Karta, General Manager Zolotaya Podkova
2008 - march 2010 Platinum club & restaurant, Owner
2006 -2008 Nostalji (VIP restaurant and show Club Cabare)
March 2006 – January 2008 Meridian Luxury Boutique Hotel, General Manager
January 2005 - March 2006 ZQAN Holdings, Director of F&B (Responsible for the Food and Beverage Facilities in Delfin Hotel, Meridian Hotel, and Quba Olympic Hotel)
July 2004 - January 2005 AF Hotel (Hotel, Aqua park, entertainment center), General Manager
January 2003 - July 2004 Jet Caterings (Airlines and regular caterings services), Service and Project Manager
March 2000 – January 2003 Park HYATT – Baku, Club and Restaurant Manager
Company profile
Rixos Prykarpattya
Foundation year: 2005
Directions of activity: hotel
Key brands/ projects/ clients: .
CEO: .
Company site: www.rixos.com.ua
Manfred Ronstedt,
Director,
PCG Hannover
Education
Education institution Graduation year Speciality
Hannover 1976 Design
Work experience
Work period Company, position
1976 - 1978 Free Architect
1978 - 1987 StandardStahl, CEO
1987 - now PCG, Principal
Company profile
PCG Hannover
Foundation year: 1987
Directions of activity: Hotel Design
Key brands/ projects/ clients: Some 100 hotel projects, recently opened Ramada Pitesti, Courtyard, Paveletskaya Moscow, Courtyard Pushkin St. Petersburg, Ramada Hotels & Suites Vienna
CEO: Manfred Ronstedt
Company site: www.pcg-hoteldesign.com
Dmitriy Kolesnikov,
Chairman of the Board,
Cronwell Hotels & Resorts Russia
Education
Education institution Graduation year Speciality
. . .
Work experience
Work period Company, position
present controls the process of development of several HoReCa projects in Russia and other countries
1995 Yugra Holding Service (after became Cronwell Hotels&Resorts) Founder
since January 2009 Cronwell Hotels&Resorts
1990 Started career in hospitality industry
Company profile
Cronwell Hotels & Resorts Russia
Foundation year: 1995
Directions of activity: hotel management
Key brands/ projects/ clients: business and luxury city, country and resort hotels
CEO: .
Company site: http://www.cronwell.ru
John Seifert,
owner and director,
Seifert Architects LLC
Education
Education institution Graduation year Speciality
London University 1976 Architecture
Work experience
Work period Company, position
1989-present Seifert Architects LLC, Sigma Architecture and Interiors Ltd and predecessor companies, owner and director
Company profile
Seifert Architects LLC
Foundation year: 1989
Directions of activity: Architecture, structural engineering, interior design, general planning
Key brands/ projects/ clients: XX1 Century, TMM, Budhouse, KAN, Double-W, EG Development, St Sophia Homes
CEO: John Seifert
Company site: www.seifert-architects.com.ua, www.Seifert-international.com.ua, www. Seifert-moscow.ru
Marius Gomola,
Managing Director,
Horwath HTL Hungary & Russia
Education
Education institution Graduation year Speciality
Ryerson University’s School of Business, Toronto, Canada 1988 Hotel and Tourism Management
Work experience
Work period Company, position
2005-currently Horwath HTL Hungary & Russia, Managing Director
2003-2005 Horwath Consulting, Hungary, Founding Partner
2001-2003 Hospitality Investment Advisory, Toronto, Canada-Founding Partner
1998-2001 KPMG LLP’s Corporate Finance, Toronto, Canada- Director
1995-1998 Horwath Consulting, Hungary, Partner
Company profile
Horwath HTL Hungary & Russia
Foundation year: 2005
Directions of activity: Specialized for HTL consulting services in Hungary and CEE region
Key brands/ projects/ clients: Market and Financial Feasibility Studies, Single Asset and Portfolio Valuations, Operational Reviews, Sourcing and Negotiating of Management and Franchise Agreements, Site and Location Analysis
CEO: Marius Gomola and Michael O’Hare
Company site: www.horwath HTL.hu, www. horwathHTL.ru, www.horwathHTL.com
Oleksandr Kolpakov,
Director, Department of Complex Solutions,
Incom Company
Education
Education institution Graduation year Speciality
Kiev Polytechnic Institute 1987 Design and manufacture of radio equipment
MBA PMD International Institute of Management 2006 .
Work experience
Work period Company, position
2005 - present time Director of Department of Complex Solutions at Incom Company
1995 - 2011 Director at Ukr-Invest-Consulting Company
1994 - 2000 Director at Information Center Sprint-Inform of State Innovation Fund of Ukraine
Company profile
Incom Company
Foundation year: 1990
Directions of activity: industry-specific solutions for real estate, system integration
Key brands/ projects/ clients: financial institutions, industrial companies, real estate, energy companies, government agencies
CEO: President - Alexander Fedchenko
Company site: www.incom.ua
Alexander Kaltykov,
Managing Partner,
Osnova Group
Education
Education institution Graduation year Speciality
The All-Russian Distance Institute of Finance and Economics 1994 Management
Work experience
Work period Company, position
2008 - present Osnova Group, Managing Partner
2000 - 2008 Osnova Group, Deputy Director of Economic Affairs
1994 – 2000 Senior positions in Voronezh commercial companies
1989 - 1994 “Energiya” scientific and production company, Deputy Director of General Issues
Company profile
Osnova Group
Foundation year: 1999
Directions of activity: hotel development and project management
Key brands/ projects/ clients: Osnova Group shareholders, Hampton by Hilton Voronezh, Hampton by Hilton Volgograd City Center
CEO: Alexander Kaltykov
Company site: http://gc-osnova.ru/
Praveen Ramessur,
General Manager,
Mirotel Resort & Spa
Education
Education institution Graduation year Speciality
Hotel School of Mauritius 2000 Hotel & Restaurant Management
Work experience
Work period Company, position
Feb 2011 – Present General Manager, Mirotel Resort & Spa (Truskavets, Ukraine)
Jan 2010 – Feb 2011 Resident Manager, Maradiva Villas Resort & Spa (Mauritius)
Sep 2008 – Jan 2010 Hospitality Consultant, HR&S Ltd (Mauritius)
Nov 2007 – Sep 2008 Hotel Manager, Burlington Hotel (Dublin, Ireland)
Sep 2006 – Nov 2007 Hotel Manager, Opera Hotel (Kyiv, Ukraine)
Nov 2004 – Sep 2006 RDM, Donbass Palace Hotel (Donetsk, Ukraine)
. The Sands Resort (Mauritius)
. Hilton Atlanta Airport & Towers (USA)
. One&Only Le Saint Geran (Mauritius)
Company profile
Mirotel Resort & Spa
Foundation year: 2011
Directions of activity: Hotel & Spa Management
Key brands/ projects/ clients: .
CEO: Mr Praveen Ramessur
Company site: www.mirotel.org
Fyodor Tarasyuk,
Operational director,
Nevsky Forum Hotel (Valka Hotels Group)
Education
Education institution Graduation year Speciality
Herzen State Pedagogical University of Russia 2007 Linguist, cross-culture communications
Work experience
Work period Company, position
02.2007 - 06.2008 Valka Hotels Group, Marketing Manager
06.2008 – present time Nevsky Forum Hotel, operational director
Company profile
Nevsky Forum Hotel (Valka Hotels Group)
Foundation year: 2006
Directions of activity: hotel
Key brands/ projects/ clients: business travelers, tourists
CEO: Maxim G. Chepukaitis
Company site: www.nevskyforum.com
Mark Jones,
Senior Director Hotel Development EMEA,
Worldhotels
Education
Education institution Graduation year Speciality
Glion Institute of Higher Education 2014 MBA, International Hospitality Management
Work experience
Work period Company, position
December 1998 – August 2002 Federal Express, Account Manager
August 2002 – January 2007 Preferred Hotel Group, Director of Sales
April 2009 – Present WORLDHOTELS, Senior Director Hotel Development EMEA
January 2007 – March 2009 Great Hotels Organization, Global Director of Sales
May 1996 – October 1998 Air Mauritius, National Sales Manager
June 1994 – April 1996 Air Canada (GSA Walshes World), National Sales Manager
1991 – June 1994 Virgin Atlantic (GSA FTM), Sales Manager
1989 – 1991 Francis Travel Marketing, Reservations Manager
1988 – 1989 Westbury Hotel, Duty Manager
1986–1988 Ansett International Hotel, Hotel Management Training
Company profile
Worldhotels
Foundation year: .
Directions of activity: Sales, Marketing & Branding, Distribution, Support
Key brands/ projects/ clients: about 450 world's most unique independent hotels
CEO: .
Company site: http://www.worldhotels.com
Magdalena Sekutowska,
Development Director– Eastern Europe, ,
Hilton Worldwide
Education
Education institution Graduation year Speciality
UNIVERSITY OF MICHIGAN (BA), . .
NEW YORK UNIVERSITY (MA) . .
Work experience
Work period Company, position
2008 - current Hilton Worldwide, Development Director, Eastern Europe
2006 – 2008 Starwood Hotels & Resorts, Development Director – North America East
2000 – 2006 Credit Suisse, Investment Banking
Company profile
Hilton Worldwide
Foundation year: 1919
Directions of activity: Hotel management and franchise
Key brands/ projects/ clients: Hotel owners and developers
CEO: Chris Nasetta
Company site: www.hilton.com
Rodderich Leffler,
Managing Director,
Kharkiv Palace
Education
Education institution Graduation year Speciality
International Hotel Tourism Training institute Ltd 1989 Hotel Management Diploma
Work experience
Work period Company, position
June 2011 Kharkiv Palace, Managing Director
March 08 – June 11 Premier Palace, Executive Assistant
Aug 06 – Feb 08 Kempinski Hotels Executive Assistant (Task Force)
Dec 05 – Aug 06 Moevenpick Resorts Egypt, Resident Manager
Jan 03 – Nov 05 Fullerton Hotels Singapore, Executive Assistant
Nov 01 – Jan 03 Intercontinental hotels, Executive Assistant Manager
Company profile
Kharkiv Palace
Foundation year: 2011
Directions of activity: Hotel services
Key brands/ projects/ clients: Corporate -Euro 2012
CEO: .
Company site: www.premier-hotels.com.ua
Vladimir Goraschenko,
President,
Double W
Education
Education institution Graduation year Speciality
Odessa Marine Academy 1978 Engineer for automated control systems
Work experience
Work period Company, position
Since 1992 Double W, President
Company profile
Double W
Foundation year: 1992
Directions of activity: development and investment in real estate
Key brands/ projects/ clients: Radisson Blu Kiev, Leonardo
CEO: Vladimir Goraschenko
Company site: .
Tatiana Chernishenko,
Business Director,
Magnat Design Centre
Education
Education institution Graduation year Speciality
Kiev Technological Institute of Light Industry 1992 .
Work experience
Work period Company, position
since 2010 Magnat Design Centre
2005 - 2010 DIO Corporation, Director
2001 - 2005 АВВ (Tvoya Kimnata), Director
1997 - 2001 Soft Service (Décor-service), Deputy Director
Company profile
Magnat Design Centre
Foundation year: 1997
Directions of activity: Complex equipment of public buildings: hotels, offices, restaurants
Key brands/ projects/ clients: Renaissance Hotel (Marriott), Redisson Alushta, Kuhne Nagel, Nycomed, Bacardi Martini, TNK BP
CEO: Oleg Gorb
Company site: www.magnats.com.ua
Irina Sidletska,
General Manager,
Premier International Hotel Management Company
Education
Education institution Graduation year Speciality
Kyiv National Trade & Economics University 2001 Business Administration/Corporate Management
Work experience
Work period Company, position
From 2003 – current Premier International Hotel Management Company – General Manager
Company profile
Premier International Hotel Management Company
Foundation year: 2003
Directions of activity: The first Ukrainian hotel management company and the leader on the market in the 3-, 4- and 5-star hotel fields.
Key brands/ projects/ clients: hotels owners, development companies
CEO: Oleg Bolotov, President of Premier International
Company site: www.premier-international.net
Phone number:
+38 /044/ 232-98-40
E-mail:
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