Toni, a Berlin Germany native, started his hospitality career more than 25 years ago as an apprentice at InterContinental Hotel Berlin and has since worked in various countries and positions for IHG and Copthorne Millenium. Toni also worked for Hyatt Hotels Corporation and moved in various food & beverage management positions through three continents with them, working and opening hotels such as Grand Hyatt Beijing, Park Hyatt Tokyo and Park Hyatt Zurich. As part of the team launching the Andaz brand for Hyatt, Toni served as General Manager at Andaz Wall Street and Andaz Amsterdam and supported the roll out of the brand globally. Before joining citizenM as Vice President Asia, Toni opened a second hotel in Amsterdam, Hyatt Regency Amsterdam as well as a management cluster for several hotels in the city.
Toni holds a Bachelor’s degree in Hospitality Management from the University Center Cesar Ritz, in Brig Switzerland and the University of Massachusetts, USA. He has a Japanese wife and a daughter and moved to Hong Kong to head the citizenM Asia office. His favorite past times are trail running, travelling and discovering local culinary delights.