Matthias Al-Amiry has taken on a dual role with the Kempinski Hotels group â€“ managing director of The Capitol Kempinski Hotel Singapore, and regional vice president South-east Asia for the Kempinski Hotels group.
Aside from managing The Capitol Kempinski Hotel Singapore, he also oversees Kempinskiâ€™s properties in Bangkok, Jakarta and Bali as well as the future Hotel & Residences in Kuala Lumpur. Al-Amiry is also responsible for future projects in the area.
The German, who recently held the position of managing director in Kempinskiâ€™s flagship property, Adlon Kempinski Berlin, brings more than 30 years of hotelier experience to Singapore.
In 2001, Al-Amiry was appointed the director of F&B and regional F&B director Europe at the Raffles Hotel Vier Jahreszeiten, Hamburg. He then joined The Peninsula Manila, Philippines, in 2003 as executive assistant manager in charge of F&B, before being promoted to resident manager in 2007.
In 2009, Matthias became the general manager of Al Faisaliah, a Rosewood Hotel Riyadh, Saudi Arabia. He then changed geographies once more in 2011, by taking on the role of general manager at the Raffles Beijing Hotel, Peopleâ€™s Republic of China. In 2014, he joined the MGM China development team, Macau as vice president hotel operations MGM China, Cotai.