Four Seasons Hotels and Resorts has promoted Rainer Stampfer to president, Global Operations, Hotels and Resorts.
In his new role, Stampfer joins the executive leadership team, reporting to president and CEO Alejandro Reynal, overseeing a diverse and growing portfolio of hotels, resorts and private residences as the company continues to expand its global presence. Stampfer is focused on ensuring today’s luxury consumer – from travellers to locals alike – experience the highest levels of quality and personalized service that they have come to expect at every Four Seasons touchpoint. Stampfer succeeds Christian Clerc, whose career with the company spanned more than 20 years.
“Rainer’s thoughtful leadership style, strong relationships with our hotel owners, and track record for success, paired with his commitment to our company culture and values, will undoubtedly position him for continued achievements as he takes on this new global role,” says Reynal. “I look forward to working closely with Rainer as part of our executive leadership team, where his strategic operations background will complement the breadth of expertise of our leaders, continuing to drive value to our guests, employees, residents and partners around the globe.”
Stampfer joined Four Seasons in 2001, growing his career with progressively senior hotel leadership positions, including several General Manager roles at properties across the Americas and Asia Pacific. In 2016 he was promoted to President, Hotel Operations, Asia Pacific, overseeing the operations for all properties across the region.
“I’m honoured to take on this new opportunity, and together with my fellow members of the executive leadership team, help Four Seasons continue on its path of exceptional growth,” comments Stampfer. “As we open new hotels, resorts and residences worldwide, while expanding our experiential offerings and enhancing our existing portfolio, I am committed to supporting our teams in their pursuit of excellence – ensuring that no matter how you connect with Four Seasons, each interaction is defined by personalized, caring service and the highest levels of quality.”