Prior to his move to Jakarta, Jansen has worked in Cape Town, Maldives and Singapore as food and beverages manager, overseeing 19 restaurants at Raffles Hotel. His first general manager position was at The Oberoi Mauritius in 2006. Jansen has also worked as general manager for Belmond Grand Hotel Europe in St Petersburg, Russia.
The new general manager will oversee the hotel's marketing and sales functions, as well as day-to-day operations of the business. Jansen will also be responsible for effective planning, delegating and decision making to meet Hotel Kempiski’s targets.