Hoist Group Strengthens DACH Region Management Team

Hoist Group, the European leader within hospitality technology solutions, has appointed Michael Jessing as General Manager of the DACH region (Germany, Austria and Switzerland) in order to accelerate its growth in the region.

Michael Jessing, formerly Senior Director F&B Sales at the IT Company Oracle Deutschland, has had a long career in the hospitality industry. He has been Head of Key Account Department at Micros-Fidelio GmbH, Director Sales & Customer Service at Itella Information GmbH and Vice President at Devoteam Danet GmbH.

“Internet, television, content, PMS software and locks are all converging into a holistic network and a customised user experience. Hoist Group is at the forefront of that transformation via its proprietary solutions that all interfaces with its Fusion Platform. I´m therefore very pleased to join the market leader in hospitality solutions in Europe. I see great potential in Hoist Group and we will accelerate our investments to allow hotels to benefit from our offering,” says Michael Jessing, new General Manager of Hoist Group DACH.

Hoist Group has also appointed a new senior Head of Operations for the DACH region, Michael Starck, to work alongside Markus Hiebeler, the Deputy General Manager of DACH.

Michael Starck was formerly Head of Solution Engineering at the IT Company LINEAS. Before that he was Head of IT Service-Management at Traffix GmbH and Key Account Manager at Itella Information GmbH.

“Michael Starck has an impressive background in sales, project management and execution. We´re extremely pleased to have him on board,” continues Michael Jessing.

Following the appointment of Mr. Jessing and Mr. Starck, Hoist Group DACH currently employs 30 staff, based in Hoist Group DACH offices in Nuremberg, Vienna and Geneva. Hoist Group aims to grow rapidly and to become the premier provider of technology services in every European region it serves. Hoist Group has strong presence at all global chains and is looking to also serve the large independent market in Germany, Austria and Switzerland.

For more information, please contact:

Michael Jessing, General Manager DACH Hoist Group
Phone: +49 911 360 61 750
E-mail: michael.jessing@hoistgroup.com

About Hoist Group
Hoist Group is the complete hospitality partner for hotels, healthcare institutions and public operations. With more than 20 years of proven hospitality experience, Hoist Group is the market leader in innovative High Speed Internet Access, Conference services, TV & Content solutions, PMS and back-office software as well as other guest-facing amenities. Many hotel chains, flagship independent hotels and public hospitals have entrusted their IT to Hoist Group. Based in Sweden, the company has offices in a total of 17 countries in the EMEA region.