Johann Kerkhofs

Johann Kerkhofs is the Managing Director of Orange Lion. After 10 successful years with Lindner Hotels Real Estate GmbH he takes over 100 % of the company and changed its name into Orange Lion.

With more than 30 years of experience, this Dutchman is a hotel and hotel development expert with an international background. In addition to his training at a German hotel school, he obtained a degree from the Société Suisse des Hôteliers (Swiss Hotel Association) and deepened his knowledge by attending numerous seminars at Cornell University among others.

Johann Kerkhofs can look back on first-hand hotel experience in the Middle East thanks to managing hotels, developing hotel projects and carrying out purchasing activities for a Swiss hotel chain. He has worked for international hotel chains in various positions, including as the Opening Manager and General Manager. His international experience stretches from countries such as Kuwait, Egypt, Jordan, Spain, Ireland, Belgium and the Netherlands right back to Germany.