Christoph Mares, COO, Mandarin Oriental Hotel Group has announced two new senior regional European appointments.
Gerard Sintes, General Manager, Hotel Ritz, Madrid & Area Vice President Operations
Gerard Sintes relocates from Mandarin Oriental Hyde Park, London back to Spain where he was General Manager of the award-winning Mandarin Oriental, Barcelona for four years. Sintes is recognised for his successful completion of the extensive renovation of Mandarin Oriental Hyde Park London, one of the biggest such undertakings for one single heritage building luxury hotel, worldwide. In Barcelona, Sintes is credited not only with the launch of Mandarin Oriental Barcelona but also the addition of a stunning collection of lavish suites in an adjoining building which became part of the hotel at a later stage.
In his new role as General Manager of Hotel Ritz, Madrid, he will assume responsibility for the renovation and rebranding of one of the world’s most beautiful hotels. As Area Vice President Operations Gerard will also oversee the Group’s Barcelona property.
Amanda Hyndman, General Manager, Mandarin Oriental Hyde Park, London & Area Vice President Operations
Amanda Hyndman returns to Mandarin Oriental Hotel Group as General Manager, Mandarin Oriental Hyde Park, London and Area Vice President Operations with responsibility for Mandarin Oriental Munich and Mandarin Oriental Prague.
An award winning hotelier, Amanda is best known for her five years as General Manager of the legendary Mandarin Oriental, Bangkok. Other key roles during her ten years with the group include General Manager of The Excelsior, Hong Kong and Mandarin Oriental, Washington DC.
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