Kempinski Hotels announces COO switch


Kempinski Hotels recently initiated a strategic realignment in its operational leadership by switching the COOs. Xavier Destribats, who has held the position of Chief Operations Officer for The Americas for the past seven years, will transition back to Geneva to oversee the European region alongside his existing responsibilities. Destribats joined Kempinski in 2011. Timur Sentuerk, who has been responsible for Europe, the Middle East, and Africa (EMEA), will relocate to Dubai to concentrate solely on the Middle East and Africa. Sentuerk, joined Kempinski in 2022.