Mondrian Doha has welcomed Vasileios Oikonomopoulos as its new general manager.
In his new capacity, Oikonomopoulos will oversee the hotel’s operations and lead the execution of a long-term strategy focused on diversifying Mondrian’s offer and clientele. He will also engage with the leadership team at Mondrian Doha to revive its partnership strategy and reaffirm its position as a leading lifestyle hotel in the Middle East and the world.
Prior to joining Mondrian Doha, Oikonomopoulos successfully launched the first Mondrian hotel in Asia – Mondrian Seoul Itaewon. Before that, he spent seven years with Shangri-La Group where he held various positions.
Adding to this, Oikonomopoulos acquired hands-on understanding of Middle Eastern hospitality having worked for leading Accor properties in Cairo and Dubai as director of food & beverage. Within Accor group, he also held the position of corporate director in bars & beverage between 2007-2008.
Oikonomopoulos enthused on his new challenge: “I am delighted to start on a new journey in such a magnificent property as Mondrian Doha. Having been part of the opening of Mondrian Seoul Itaewon, I have already had a chance to immerse myself in Mondrian’s creative, bold and disruptive spirit. I am determined to continue supporting the successful development of Mondrian’s brand in the Middle East and worldwide, believing in the unique proposition our brand represents.”
Oikonomopoulos, a Greek national, has a master’s degree in Hospitality from Cornell University and several certifications attesting his project management and business skills.