Eugène Staal joined The Rezidor Hotel Group in 2006 as Vice President Technical Development. He was promoted to Senior Vice President and joined the Executive Committee in 2007.
In this role, Eugene heads up the Technical Development team that consists of Architects and Engineers, totalling 25 persons, within EMEA, with area offices in Europe, Middle East, Russia and South Africa.
The core competence is to provide Technical Services on all aspects of hotel planning and design from preliminary planning to hotel opening. The scope of hotel projects vary from new builds and conversions that support growth and deliver the Rezidor pipeline, to major renovations of Rezidor hotels to keep the inventory fresh and competitive. In addition, Technical Development monitors and advises on hotel repair and maintenance programmes, through its Engineering division.
Rezidor is committed to innovation, delivering the Z factor. Our hospitality solutions offer good design & concepts for guest rooms, bars and restaurants, meetings & events, wellness areas etc, for the Rezidor brands. Each concept is right for the brand and right for the market, to ensure a profitable operation.
Before joining Rezidor he was employed with the Hyatt Hotel Corporation from 1988 to 2006 and held various managerial positions in the US, Asia and Europe.
Eugene holds a Bachelor Degree in Hotel Administration from University of Hospitality Management in Maastricht, The Netherlands.