With over 15 years of hotel experience in various operational roles from front line through senior management and corporate positions, Markus is currently Regional Director of Sales & Distribution – Asia Pacific, Accor.
In 2006, Markus moved from Sydney to Shanghai as Director of Distribution, Greater China. He was responsible for deploying and training Accor distribution systems, pricing and revenue management strategy, developing cooperation with online travel agencies and driving e-commerce activities.
Two years later Markus was promoted to Director of Sales & Distribution, Greater China, taking over global sales, opening a new sales office in Taipei and building intra- and extra-regional business flows.
Markus moved to Singapore in 2011 to take up a new role for Sales and Distribution across Asia Pacific and works closely with regions and the Accor worldwide organisation to ensure Asia Pacific business needs are met, taking into consideration the different personalities of each country, within a global approach.