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Otto Kurzendorfer Takes the Helm at The Regency Kuwait

The Abdul Razzaq Al Sane & Sons Group of Companies announced the appointment of Otto Kurzendorfer as general manager for its flagship hotel, The Regency Kuwait in Salmiya district.

Kurzendorfer joins The Regency Kuwait with a well-established career in hospitality management and operation, spanning three decades and three continents. From humble beginnings in the kitchen, working in prestigious Leading Hotel of the World and Relais & Chateaux trophy hotels such as the Savoy in London and the Munich Mandarin Oriental, building the foundations of his career before attending a German higher hotel school in Dortmund.

The following 22 years saw Kurzendorfer work with global hotel giants, as Kempinski, IHG and Starwood, which included spending 10 years in Saudi Arabia, Dubai, Syria and Qatar before taking his first general manager role in 2007 in Shanghai. After six years in China he returned to Dubai for another four years with JA Resorts & Hotels as general manager of their flagship resort complex which included JA Palm Tree Court and JA Jebel Ali Beach Hotel.