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Staal named president of Pentahotels

Eugène Staal, president of Pentahotels
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German hotel group Pentahotels has announced the appointment of Eugène Staal as president, effective from November.

Staal will be based in Frankfurt am Main and will oversee the brand’s global operations and developments. Prior to joining Pentahotels, Staal founded Yawnworld, an apartment rental concept based on the lifestyle and demands of guests. He also founded consultancy Mistersteel.

Staal joins as Pentahotels as the brand is set for growth and expansion over the next few years. The group’s second property in Hong Kong opened in July this year, while it has finalised an agreement to open its first Russian hotel in Moscow in time for the 2018 FIFA World Cup.