Stefanie Rummel

Stefanie Rummel joined IHG as Senior Director Design & Engineering for the DACH region (Germany, Austria and Switzerland) in 2018. In her current position, she is responsible for franchised projects and oversees the launch of IHG’s new brand avidTM hotels.

Prior to her current position, Stefanie was responsible for feasibility design and planning for all brands at Marriott International, working closely with MI Development, owners and franchisees to ensure optimal solutions for early stage projects. In this capacity she was a key contributor to achieving Marriott International’s growth objectives for Continental Europe and realizing on-strategy hotels.

Before joining Marriott, Stefanie held the position of Vice President Architecture & Construction at Wyndham Hotel Group and was overseeing the opening of 220 hotels (approx. 35.000 guestrooms) in six years as well as the launch of the budget hotel brand Super 8.

Stefanie is no stranger to IHG, having worked as Development Architect for Northern, Central & Eastern Europe at the beginning of her career. In this position, she was responsible for maintaining relationships with external and internal property developers, owners and investors to deliver projects in line with brand standards across the entire brand portfolio. She also held positions as leading architect with German gas, power and water supplier Stadtwerke Mainz, and project manager with Star Alliance and Lufthansa.

Stefanie holds University Degrees in Architecture and Economics from the University of Mainz.