Chief Executive Officer

Frank Marrenbach

Frank Marrenbach's long-standing relationship with the Oetker Collection commenced in 1997 at Brenners Park-Hotel & Spa. Since then, Frank Marrenbach has received a multitude of accolades, including winning the "Gault Millau Hotelier of the Year Award" in 2003 and being appointed Vice Chairman of the Leading Hotels of the World in 2010. Frank Marrenbach was promoted to CEO of the Oetker Collection in 2008. Over the next decade, he will supervise the Oetker Collection's acquisition of 10 additional masterpiece hotels.

Chief Financial Officer

Timo Gruenert

Since July 2009, Dr. Gruenert has held the position of Managing Director and Chief Financial Officer of the Oetker Collection. Based in Baden-Baden, he oversees the financial department and the business development of the company. Previously, Dr. Gruenert spent four years in Dr. August Oetker KG, the holding company of the Oetker Collection. In this function, he assisted the board of personally liable partners with a special focus on business development, the controlling of participating parties, internal consulting as well as mergers and acquisitions.

Chief Project Development Officer

Philippe Perd

Philippe Perd has been General Manager of the legendary Hotel du Cap-Eden-Roc since 2005 and has overseen two other Oetker Collection pearls, the Château Saint-Martin & Spa at Vence since 2001 and L'Apogée Courchevel since its opening in 2013. A graduate of Harvard Business School in Boston and Inchbald School in London with a Certificate in Interior Design, Philippe Perd was appointed "Senior Vice President Operations and Project Development" for Oetker Collection in 2013, and appointed "Chief Project Development Officer" in 2015. Along with his function in the two hotels in the South of France and in L'Apogée Courchevel, he also manages the conceptual development of Oetker Collection's new projects.

Senior Vice President Human Resources

Virginie Saint-Laurent

Following key positions in emblematic Parisians Hotels such as the Four Seasons George V and the Ritz, Virginie Saint Laurent joined the Oetker Collection in 2011 as Director of Human Resources at Le Bristol Paris. She took on her Oetker Collection role in February 2013 at the helm of the Human Resources division.

Senior Vice-President Operations

Luca Allegri

Luca Allegri, a well-known figure in the hotel industry, has held management positions with some of the most prestigious hotel and restaurant brands such as Four Seasons and Alain Ducasse. His most recent postings were as Managing Director of Hotels, Restaurants and Spas at Monte-Carlo Société des Bains de Mer in Monaco, home of Hotel de Paris and Hotel Hermitage Monte-Carlo among others. Luca Allegri joined Oetker Collection in August 2016 as well as Le Bristol Paris as Managing Director.

Senior Vice President of Sales, Marketing and Communications

Joelle Edwards-Tonks

Joelle has played an instrumental role across the marketing, distribution, revenue management, sales & e-commerce and communications & digital strategy sectors with both Four Seasons and the Shangri-La hotel Paris. She joined Oetker Collection in 2010. Having held strategic roles over the years within the Marketing department, Joelle was appointed Vice-President Marketing in 2015, Vice-President Marketing & Communications in 2018 and becomes Vice-President of Sales, Marketing & Communications in 2019.