Hard Rock International appoints Andrew Nasskau as Vice President of Operations Development - Insights

Hard Rock International appoints Andrew Nasskau as Vice President of Operations Development

Andrew NasskauHard Rock InternationalÊannounces the promotionÊof Andrew Nasskau toÊVice President of OperationsÊDevelopmentÊfor the brand.

As the former Area Vice President of Operations, MrÊNasskau was responsible for the management, operations and pre-opening ofÊHardÊRock Hotels throughout Europe, the Middle East, Africa and India. DirectlyÊreporting to Senior Vice President of Hotels, Dale Hipsh, Mr Nasskau’s newÊrole will include overseeing pre-opening global operations and development forÊthe brand, as well as the brand’s managed portfolio.

ÒWith more than 30 years of experience in theÊhospitality industry, Andrew is the perfect fit for the position of Vice PresidentÊOperations DevelopmentÊand we look forward to seeing his continued success,Ó saidÊDale Hipsh, Senior Vice President of hotels, Hard Rock International. ÒFrom servingÊguests toÊhoteliers, Andrew’s career has been a stadium tour packed withÊsellout dates in London, Dubai, Tenerife and more.Ó

A seasoned veteran in theÊhospitality industry, Mr Nasskau joined the Hard Rock Hotels &ÊCasinos team in 2015 as Regional Director of Operations ÐÊEMEA and was promotedÊin 2016 to Area Vice President of Operations Ð EMEA.ÊAs Area Vice President of Operations, he wasÊresponsible for overseeing allÊarea hotel operations while simultaneouslyÊworking closely with partners to ensure brand standards were met, drivingÊstrategic growth and increasedÊprofitability.

With more than 30 years ofÊexperience in the hospitality industry, Mr Nasskau has worked with five-star hotelÊcompanies and spent 14 years of hisÊcareer with Ritz-Carlton at variousÊlocations worldwide, where he successfully led hotel operations, planned expansionsÊand openings, and generatedÊgroundbreaking revenues for the brand.

Adding to his resume,ÊMr Nasskau served as Corporate Director ofÊOperations for Luxury Hotel Partners in 2013, spearheading management andÊoperations for the portfolio of luxury boutique hotels across Europe.

The appointment of Mr Nasskau comes as theÊHotel & Casino portfolio actively expands into China, Europe and keyÊgateway cities around theÊworld. For more information on Hard Rock, International,ÊvisitÊhardrock.com.


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