Published on : Friday, November 6, 2020
Siegfried Nierhaus, has been appointed new Vice President Middle East for Steigenberger Hotels AG or Deutsche Hospitality. He was in charge of Deutsche Hospitality’s expansion in the Middle East from 2015 to 2017 and succeeds Taras Ettl, who is leaving Deutsche Hospitality to pursue new tasks outside the company.
In his former capacity as Vice President Middle East and Asia, Siegfried Nierhaus signed agreements for hotel openings in locations such as Dubai, Oman, Saudi Arabia and Tunisia between 2015 and 2017. Mr. Nierhaus went on to work for the hotel investment company Atlas Hospitality and for Rezidor.
He also took responsibility for a number of prestigious hotels right across the Middle East and Asia, including the award-winning Radisson SAS Hotel Media City and the iconic Grand Hyatt Abu Dhabi Emirates Pearl. Siegfried Nierhaus is a graduate of the WIHOGA School of Management for the Hospitality Industry in Dortmund, Germany.