General manager, Kempinski Hotel Amman, Mark Timbrell

Mark Timbrell

Kempinski Hotel Amman has welcomed Mark Timbrell as general manager, who returns to Jordan after 11 years.

Prior to assuming his new position, Timbrell, a British national, served as the general manager of Oryx Rotana Doha. Throughout his career, he has held a number of roles, including that of area director of sales and marketing for IHG hotels in Jordan and Palestine, and resident manager of InterContinental Jordan.

He takes on his new challenge with 35 years of experience in tow, 23 of which were spent in the Levant and GCC regions.

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He will use is valuable knowledge to ensure the seamless launch of new projects at Kempinski Hotel Amman, including a brand-new convention centre, which is scheduled to launch at the start of 2019. The new facility boasts a 1,000m2 ballroom, an 850m2 exhibition hall, an open-air roof terrace and three panoramic breakout rooms.

Enthusing on his new challenge, Timbrell said: “I am delighted to be back in Jordan and privileged to lead the Kempinski Hotel Amman team of professionals for the opening of our fabulous state-of-the-art convention centre early next year. The magnificent halls of the convention centre will define the hotel going forward and they will be the venues for large international and regional conferences, exhibitions, product launches, concerts and, of course, weddings.”