The Rees Hotel, Luxury Apartments and Lakeside Residences has a new Human Resources Manager joining its executive team.

Katharina Graf is joining the team after departing her last senior management role at the Four Points by Sheraton.

Graf began her hospitality career with an apprenticeship at Hilton Munich Park while studying her Hotel Diploma. After graduating she went on to study further at eCornell University, the number one ranked university in the world for hospitality and hotel management. Additionally, she has earnt Hilton certifications as a trainer.

In 2014, Graf relocated to New Zealand after roles in Germany, Abu Dhabi and the United Arab Emirates.

Mr Mark Rose, CEO of The Rees said, “Someone with Katharina’s outstanding abilities and international experience really enhances our team – we are very fortunate to have her. We’re all counting down to welcoming her later in September.”