Orlando Stefani

Orlando Stefani

General Manager at Kempinski Grand Hotel Gelendzhik
Lives in Agno, Switzerland

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About me

The professional career of an individual can be viewed as a path towards higher achievements.

Throughout, my professional knowledge, attitude, dedication and active participation, I have contributed to the success of the organization and been able to overcome constant challenges.

My hotel business career can be summarised as follow:

• 24 years of experience in Hospitality Management, 11 years of which as General Manager: Europe (7 years), East Europe (9 years), Africa (4 years) & China (4 years) with the international companies Kempinski (17 years), Inter-Continental (4 years), and Deluxe Swiss Hotel (1 year).
•Solid experience in Hotel Pre-Openings in Africa (Djibouti & Zanzibar) & China (Chengdu) with Kempinski Hotels & Resorts.
•Graduated with an Executive MBA Degree from Reims Management School (2010-2012) & with a Bachelor in Hotel Management from Geneva Hotel Management School, Certification in Rooms Management - Cornell University.

Experience

11 years and 7 months

  • General Manager

    Kempinski Grand Hotel Gelendzhik - Rossiya, Russia

    Other
    November 2012 - April 2018 · 5 years and 6 months

  • General Manager

    Kempinski Hotel Grand Arena Bansko - Sofia, Bulgaria

    Other
    April 2009 - October 2012 · 3 years and 7 months

  • General Manager

    Kempinski Hotel Djibouti Palacee - Djibouti

    Other
    June 2008 - March 2009 · 10 months

  • General Manager

    Kempinski Hotel N'Djamena - N'Djamena, Chad

    Other
    March 2008 - May 2008 · 4 months

  • General Manager

    Kempinsk Hotel El Farouk Bamako - Bamako, Mali

    Other
    September 2006 - January 2008 · 1 year and 5 months

Education

  • Reims Management School - France

    February 2010 - March 2012

    Executive Master of Business Administration

  • ES

    Ecole Hôtelière de Genève - Geneva, Switzerland

    May 1994 - November 1996

    Bachelor in Hotel Management

  • Professional Center FEAT - Switzerland

    December 1992 - February 1993

    Hotel Diploma: Certificate Type 1

Languages

6 languages

  • Italian

    Native or fluent

  • French

    Native or fluent

  • English

    Full professional

  • German

    Professional working

  • Spanish

    Limited working

  • Russian

    Notions

Personal information

Nationalities

  • Swiss

Date of birth

May 24th 1962

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