COPENHAGEN, DENMARK, March 28, 2007- Effective March 1, Peter Laigaard Jensen has been named Country Manager in the Denmark regional office of Best Western International in Copenhagen.
In the newly created position, Jensen will oversee the continued development of the Brand in Denmark as well as responsibility for all Operational and Sales & Marketing activities.
Active in the hospitality industry for more than 20 years, Peter Jensen previously held the position of general manager of the Scheelsminde Hotel in Aalborg, Denmark. Additionally, he has held previous positions in Denmark, China, Finland and Greenland.
"We are very pleased to have Peter as part of our team, said Suzi Yoder, vice president, International Operations. "His strong leadership skills and dedication to the hospitality industry will be an asset to Best Western's as we expand our brand presence in Denmark."
Jensen is a Certified Hotel Administrator. He has earned an MBA in International Management from Business Institute Aalborg and a degree in Hotel Management from the hotel school in Aalborg.
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