General manager, Mondrian Doha, Vasileios Oikonomopoulos

Mondrian Doha

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.

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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.