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Anja-Nadine Schulz

Resident Manager of AZIMUT Hotel Kurfürstendamm Berlin

Her professional development began after the successful completion of her training in the hotel business in the position of a receptionist at the Radisson SAS Hotel Berlin, the former Palace Hotel Berlin. There she was promoted to shift manager before she took over more responsibility as the Revenue Manager and Reservation Manager at Radisson SAS Hotel Merseburg.

In the following years she worked as a Sales Manager and Front Office Manager employed in various hotels of the Radisson SAS chain and took over her first position as General Manager on the island of Rügen in 2006. Anja-Nadine joined AZIMUT Hotel Berlin Kurfürstendamm in 2012.



Niels Fentsch

Resident Manager of AZIMUT Hotel City South  Berlin

Niels successfully completed his professional training in the hotel business at Villa Fayence Saarlouis and became Manager and Consultant before joining the Victor's Residenz Hotel GmbH in Saarbrücken and Munich as Management Trainee where he enlarged his practical and theoretical knowledge in all areas of the hotel industry. This laid the foundation for his subsequent position as an Assistant Manager at Victor's Residenz Hotel Berlin in 2010.

From 2012 Niels Fentsch worked as Director of Operation at Schloss Penkun GmbH. Since 2013 he is responsible for the Management of AZIMUT Hotel Berlin City South.



Michael Nöske

General Manager of AZIMUT Hotel City Center Cologne

Michael Nöske completed his training at the Hotel Birke in Kiel and worked at the Holiday Inn Hotel in Frankfurt am Main at the front office. He quickly took on more responsibility and was promoted to Shift Supervisor. In the following years he worked as Front Office Manager and was responsible for the operational and administrative management of the hotel reception and reservation at the Fleming`s Hotel Frankfurt and the Holiday Inn Frankfurt City-South.

From 2012 he was General Manager at Mercure Hotel Rüsselsheim. Since 2013 Michael Nöske is joining AZIMUT as Resident Manager in our AZIMUT Hotel City Center Cologne.



Manja Schumann

Resident Manager of AZIMUT Hotel Dresden

Manja Schumann started her career with a professional training in the F&B department. Afterwards she took over the position of Shift Supervisor at Starbucks Coffee in Berlin. She completed a degree in tourism at FHWR University Berlin. In this context, she completed an internship at the InterCity Hotel Erfurt and gained practical experience in front office, reservation, marketing, sales and banquet.

Until September 2014 she was Deputy Director at the 4-star Schlosshotel Blankenburg in region of Harz. Since October 2014 Manja Schumann is Resident Manager in AZIMUT Hotel Dresden and responsible for all operational areas in the hotel.



Nikolaus Kunz

Operations Manager of AZIMUT Hotel Nuremberg

As a fully qualified graduate of the hotel business and hotel business economist he kept working in the room department for 15 years. During this time he was working in various hotels in Germany, Scotland and Switzerland and developed himself from Receptionist to Front Office Manager. Most recently, he was employed as Administrative Assistant at the AZIMUT Hotel City Center Cologne. 



Srdjana Tomasic

General Manager of AZIMUT Hotel Munich City East and Resident Manager of AZIMUT Hotel Erding

Srdjana Tomasic joined our AZIMUT Hotel Erding in 2010 as a receptionist and was promoted to Resident Manager in 2013. She was responsible for all operational areas of the hotel, the staff management and hospitality services.From the 1st of September 2015 Srdjana took over the position of General Manager of the AZIMUT Hotel Munich City East.

In the years before AZIMUT Hotels she gained valuable experience in sales and earned a degree in economics from the University of Belgrade with a focus on foreign and domestic trade. She is fluent in German, English and Italian.


Jörg Prügger

General Manager of AZIMUT Hotel Vienna 

A vocational training in the hotels and restaurants provided the basis for the professional development of Jörg Prügger. He successfully completed his training in 1995 in Austria.

Subsequently he worked for 3 years in Novotel Vienna Airport at the Front Office, in service and in the kitchen. In the famous Viennese restaurant Weibel's Tavern, famous for its wines, Jörg Prügger worked as a waiter before he started to work during 5 years as a supervisor for Airest Food & Retail. In this position he was responsible for loading and final flight catering. Airest Feed & Retail is a subsidiary of Austria. Airlines.

In 2004, Jörg Prügger started as Front Office Clerk at Euro Hotel Vienna Airport and was promoted to Front Office Manager 2010. Since 2014, he was successfully leading his team as Operation Manager in charge of all operational processes of the hotel and is ensuring a high customer satisfaction.

From the 1st of September 2015 Mr. Jörg Prügger took over the position of General Manager of the AZIMUT Hotel Vienna.



Vanessa Karrasch

Sales Manager Europe

Career:  After a successful training in hotel business Ms Karrasch continued to work for a sports hotel in St. Moritz and as Chef de Rang and deputy Chef de Service in a traditional Swiss hotel in the canton of Bern. 2011 to 2013 she successfully completed a training as a certified economist in hospitality at the Bavarian Academy for Foreign Trade in Munich. Besides she worked in F & B at Rocco Forte "The Charles Hotel". She completed a management training at the Lanxess Arena in 2013 before she joined the AZIMUT Hotels for the position of Sales Executive in 2014.

Duties in AZIMUT Hotels: In charge of smaller and medium accounts / Region west.

IRegions: Lower Saxony, North Rhine-Westphalia, Hesse, Rhineland-Palatinate, Saarland, Saxony, Saxony-Anhalt, Brandenburg, Berlin, Mecklenburg-West Pomerania, Schleswig-Holstein, Hamburg. Bremen



Christiane Helbig

Sales Manager Europe

Career: As a qualified restaurant specialist Ms Helbig kept working in the Food & Beverage Department for many years. During that time she was working at the Mariott Worsley Park in Manchester, the InterContinental Düsseldorf and the restaurant Rilano No. 6 Lenbach Palais in Munich, in which she was also part of the pre-opening and opening team as Assistant Restaurant Manager and later on as Assistant Conference & Event Manager. Most recently Ms Helbig was working as Senior Project Manager at Preferred Locations, an event agency based in Munich. She joined AZIMUT Hotels in the position of Sales Executive in November 2014.

Duties in AZIMUT Hotels: Position of Sales Manager Europe German Regions: Baden-Württemberg, Bavaria, Thuringia, Saxony-Anhalt, Austria