An Austrian native, Dieter started his Marriott career in 1996 as a management trainee at Salt Lake City Marriott. He initially pursued his passion for culinary operations, starting as specialty restaurant chef at JW Marriott Hong Kong and culminating as executive chef at JW Marriott Bangkok, with stints at Amman Marriott Hotel, Singapore Marriott Tang Plaza Hotel and Shanghai Marriott Hotel Hongqiao.
Dieter returned to Singapore Marriott Tang Plaza Hotel as resident manager in 2010, before joining the pre-opening team at Bangkok Marriott Marquis Queen’s Park as director of food & beverage. His most recent position was general manager of Vana Belle, a Luxury Collection Resort, Koh Samui.
A multi-award-winning leader who excels at talent development, service innovation, strategic hospitality thinking, and loyalty building, Dieter is the personification of Le Méridien’s putting people first culture. At Vana Belle, he led his team to achieve the resort’s highest ever full year occupancy levels with record breaking market share index growth. Inspired by his passion for hospitality, Vana Belle’s associates continue to curate exceptional personalised experiences that are reflected in over two dozen international and regional accolades.
Le Méridien Bangkok is looking forward to seeing how Dieter’s passion for guest satisfaction, our eager associates and our burgeoning business shapes the next chapter of the refreshed and revitalised Le Méridien Bangkok.