Member of management since: 2021
Joachim Schmitt holds a diploma from the Munich School of Hotel Management and a certificate in Hotel Real Estate and Asset Management from Cornell University. He has worked in the hospitality industry for 35 years. Before joining Orascom Hotels Management, Schmitt worked in Germany, Australia, Turkey, India, Sri Lanka, China and Egypt for such international hotel companies as Kempinski, Intercontinental, Oberoi, Four Seasons and Maritim.
Since 2018 Schmitt has been the CEO of Orascom Hotels Management, a subsidiary of Orascom Development Group, with 34 hotels at a number of destinations in seven countries. He joined Orascom in 2012 as VP Operations and was promoted to CEO of Orascom Hotels Management six years later. Schmitt has since been in charge of managing the Group’s hotels and implementing the strategy set by the Board of Directors.