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Michael Neuner is Rezidor’s new Vice President Food & Beverage

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The Rezidor Hotel Group, one of the fastest growing hotel companies worldwide, has appointed Michael Neuner as new Vice President Food & Beverage – a veteran with more than 20 years experience within the hospitality, retail and property industries in Europe and the United States. Neuner succeeds Christer Larsson who joined Carlson Hotels in Minneapolis as Vice President Food & Beverage.

In his new position, Michael Neuner oversees Rezidor’s full Food & Beverage business – including the further development and implementation of the group’s own restaurant concepts, among them the modern Mediterranean Filini Bar & Restaurant and the smart, colourful RBG Bar & Grill. “Rezidor’s restaurant & bar concepts are as stylish as successful. I’m looking forward to growing them further across Europe, Middle East and Africa together with my team”, says Michael Neuner. Rezidor currently operates 19 Filinis and 30 RBGs, and has another 15 venues in the pipeline.

The Austrian Michael Neuner is a graduate of the prestigious Ecole Hôtelière de Lausanne in Switzerland and started his international career as Assistant General Manager at Restaurant Paul Bocuse in Lyon, France. As Executive General Manager he headed The French Pavilion at Epcot Center in Walt Disney World, Florida – featuring 4 restaurants inspired by Paul Bocuse, Gaston Lenotre and Roger Verge. After having hold leading management positions at the Mandarin Oriental San Francisco and London Hyde Park, Neuner joined the world famous luxury department store Harrods Knightsbridge as Director of Food & Beverage, and later the Bagel Factory Ltd, London as Commercial Director and Managing Director. Prior to his assignment at Rezidor he served as Hospitality Director at McArthurGlen Ltd in London, Europe’s leading Designer Outlet Development and Management Company, and as Managing Principal of Neuner & Associates Ltd in London, a hospitality consulting & services enterprise.

Michael Neuner is based in Rezidor’s head office in Brussels, Belgium and reports directly to Chief Operating Officer Jacques Dubois.

For further information please contact
Christiane Reiter, Director Corporate Communication The Rezidor Hotel Group
+32 2 702 9331, christiane.reiter@rezidor.com

Renu Snehi, Director Corporate Communication, The Rezidor Hotel Group
+32 2 702 9241, renu.snehi@rezidor.com


About The Rezidor Hotel Group

The Rezidor Hotel Group is one of the fastest growing hotel companies in the world. The group features a portfolio of more than 400 hotels in operation and under development with more than 86,300 rooms in over 60 countries.

Rezidor operates the brands Radisson Blu Hotels & Resorts, Regent Hotels & Resorts, Park Inn and Country Inns & Suites in Europe, Middle East and Africa, along with the goldpoints plusSM loyalty programme for frequent hotel guests. Under a worldwide licence agreement with the iconic Italian fashion house Missoni, Rezidor also operates and develops the new lifestyle brand Hotel Missoni.

In November 2006, Rezidor was listed on the Stockholm Stock Exchange. Carlson Companies is the main shareholder.

The Corporate Office of the Rezidor Hotel Group is based in Brussels, Belgium.

For more information on Rezidor, visit www.rezidor.com


"Safe Harbor" Statement under the Private Securities Litigation Reform Act of 1995: Statements in this press release regarding Rezidor Hotel Group Ab's business which are not historical facts are "forward-looking statements" that involve risks and uncertainties. For a discussion of such risks and uncertainties, which could cause actual results to differ from those contained in the forward-looking statements, see "Risk Factors" in the Company's Annual Report or Form 10-K for the most recently ended fiscal year.