Independent hotel group, the FJB Collection has announced the appointment of Kirstin Baumann as marketing manager.

With almost 10 years’ experience in the hospitality industry gained in Germany, the USA and most recently England, Kirstin’s career has seen her working in both hotel operations and marketing.  Previous roles have included hotel operation positions at the Grosvenor House Hotel in London, the Marriott Waikoloa Beach Resort in Hawaii and the Park Plaza Hotel in Berlin.  Kirstin’s most recent hospitality position was with Plaza Hotels & Resort in Germany where she was marketing co-ordinator overseeing the firm’s activities in Eastern Europe and Germany.

As marketing manager of the FJB Collection, Kirstin will take control of the company’s marketing strategy overseeing a number of areas including improving brand presence and awareness, identifying and implementing new opportunities and partnerships as well as generating further demand for the FJB Collection hotel portfolio.

Kirstin says: “I am incredibly excited to be working with the FJB Collection and I hope to play an instrumental role in raising its brand visibility in both existing and emerging markets.”

Group operations director of the FJB Collection, Michael Regenhardt, adds: “We are delighted to have Kirstin on board. We recognise the value of investing in effective marketing strategies in order to continue to increase the awareness our brand and Kirstin will be a great addition to the FJB team in taking the FJB Collection forwards.”