Markus Kosch has been appointed as General Manager of the Conrad Guangzhou, scheduled to open in mid-2017.
Over the past two decades, Mr. Kosch has served Hilton in Maldives as well as Chinese locations in Shanghai, Nanjing, Beijing, Hefei, Shenzhen, Sanya and Dalian.
For the past five years, Kosch served Hilton as a Cluster General Manager for multi-properties, becoming adept at delivering two Hilton brand experiences at once.
In Sanya-Haitang Bay, he managed the Conrad and DoubleTree by Hilton Resorts and, most recently, he managed the Conrad and Hilton Dalian.
The child of diplomatic parents who traveled the world, Mr. Kosch was born in Venezuela and raised in Germany and Spain.
He attended hotel management school before moving to China to join Hilton with his first assignment at the Hilton Shanghai in the Room Division Front Office.
“I am excited to introduce Guangzhou visitors and residents to the Conrad brand,” said Kosch. “With our modern style and intuitive service, we offer global travelers a more inspired connection to this storied city and region.”