Mr. Yilmaz can look back on 25 years of experience in the branch, during which time he has worked for leading hotel companies in Germany, Russia, Hungary, Romania, Kazakhstan, Belgium and Turkey. He brings comprehensive expertise to the table in the areas of business development, asset management, real estate development, finance and hotel management and operations. Murat Yilmaz was most recently employed by Starwood Hotels & Resorts Worldwide, where he was Senior Director of Acquisitions & Development for Central Europe and Turkey.

His market knowledge in regions such as the Mediterranean and Eastern Europe will enable him to make a crucial contribution towards growing the Deutsche Hospitality portfolio. Mr. Yilmaz will also be on hand during the EXPO Real itself and will form part of the Deutsche Hospitality representation at stand C2.222.