General manager, Mandarin Oriental, Bodrum, Guenter Gebhard

Mandarin Oriental, Bodrum

Guenter Gebhard, a German national, has been appointed as the new general manager of Mandarin Oriental, Bodrum.

Gebhard joined Mandarin Oriental Hotel Group in January 2016 from One & Only Hayman Island in Australia.

He assumes the role with more than two decades of global luxury hospitality experience, and throughout his career he has held senior management roles at Mazagan Beach & Golf Resort in Morocco, Atlantis the Palm in Dubai and St. Regis, Bangkok.

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Gebhard also held the global position of director of operations, restaurants and food and beverage operations at Jumeirah Group, together with other assignments spanning the Middle East, Germany and New York.

He studied at Ecole Hôtelière de Lausanne and New York University Stern Business School in New York.