Patina Maldives hires duo to exec roles

From left: Marco Den Ouden and Simone Broekhaar

Patina Maldives, Fari Islands has appointed Marco Den Ouden as general manager, and Simone Broekhaar as director of sales & marketing.

In his new role, Ouden will prepare for the property’s launch in 1Q2021. He brings over 20 years of global experience in the luxury hospitality industry, four of which were spent with the Alila group, leading teams as general manager across three of their properties in Asia.

From left: Marco Den Ouden and Simone Broekhaar

Prior to joining Patina, he was general manager of Soneva Jani, Maldives. Other previous roles include working as an F&B hospitality consultant for the Les Amis Group, international general manager of Jin Jiang Hotel in Chengdu, and general manager of Huvafen Fushi by Per AQUUM, Maldives.

Similarly, Broekhaar holds over two decades of experience in the luxury hospitality scene.

She joins Patina Maldives from her role as director of sales & marketing of Capella Ubud, Bali, where she led a team of nine.

Prior to this, she was the regional director of sales & marketing for COMO Hotels & Resorts, Bali, where she oversaw the marketing activities for three properties – COMO Uma Ubud, COMO Shambhala Estate, and COMO Canggu.

She has previously held positions at The Datai, Langkawi and The Chedi, Muscat, as well as with international brands such as Swissôtel.

Patina Maldives, Fari Islands will be the first launch under Patina Hotels & Resorts, a new lifestyle brand by Capella Hotel Group.

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