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Cochrane to head up human resources for Mövenpick

Cochrane to head up human resources for Mövenpick

Mövenpick Hotels & Resorts has announced the internal promotion of Craig Cochrane to the role of senior vice president human resources.

Cochrane, who also becomes a member of the company’s executive committee, has 12 years of human resources experience with hotel management companies in Asia and the Middle East.

Prior to his new appointment he had been Mövenpick Hotels & Resorts vice president human resources, Middle East & Asia, a position that encompassed 32 operating hotels and 20 under development.

Cochrane, a British national with a hotel and tourism degree from Sheffield Hallam University, is well prepared for his new role.

Prior to joining Mövenpick Hotels & Resorts, Cochrane held key executive human resources positions for the Jumeirah Group in Dubai and in Shanghai, including the post of resort director of human resources, Madinat Jumeirah, a role that encompassed 3,500 employees.

“Mövenpick Hotels & Resorts has always attracted top professionals from high calibre hospitality companies, because we have a reputation for nurturing talent and promoting from within,” says Jean Gabriel Pérès, president and chief executive officer of Mövenpick Hotels & Resorts.