Rosewood appoints global chief operating officer

Rosewood chief operating officer

Jeorg Zobel

Worldwide: Luxury hospitality company Rosewood Hotel Group has appointed Joerg Zobel as its chief operating officer, effective 25 September 2023.

Zobel will head Rosewood’s four brands including Rosewood Hotels & Resorts, New World Hotels & Resorts, Asaya, and Carlyle & Co, overseeing the commercial and operational success of the portfolio.

He brings more than 25 years of experience to the role, joining Rosewood from Eschenbach Optik GmbH where he served as CEO and chairman of the board. Prior to this, Zobel held the role of general manager, Asia Pacific for PUMA.

Sonia Cheng, CEO of Rosewood Hotel Group, said: “Joerg’s many achievements leading global companies to operational and commercial success align perfectly with the ambitious vision we’ve set for Rosewood Hotel Group as we continue to expand beyond traditional hospitality. We’ve chartered a new path for Rosewood across multiple touchpoints of the business, and we are confident Joerg will drive our operations to deliver on this vision.”

Rosewood Hotel Group comprises 46 hotels, resorts and private member clubs in operation with 38 projects under development. The openings include 27 for Rosewood Hotels & Resorts, six stand-alone projects for Rosewood Residences, and five for New World Hotels & Resorts.

Future locations include Italy, Austria, the Netherlands, United Kingdom, Qatar, Saudi Arabia, China, Japan, Korea, Vietnam, Maldives, the United States and Mexico.

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