Sheraton Bahrain Hotel brings in new GM

Starwood veteran Thomas Flindt joins hotel after six years as GM in Lebanon

Thomas Flindt and Sheraton Bahrain area director Karlheinz Aumann
Thomas Flindt and Sheraton Bahrain area director Karlheinz Aumann

Thomas Flindt has been appointed general manager of Sheraton Bahrain Hotel, continuing his 23-year career with Starwood Hotels & Resorts.

The Danish national has been with the company since 1982, having gained a culinary degree from Copenhagen Hotel & Restaurant School and initially been a chef apprentice in Copenhagen and a sous chef at the Plaza Boutique Hotel.

He subsequently held a number of senior positions in the kitchen at various Starwood properties, before becoming director of food and beverage at Sheraton Copenhagen and then moving on to hotels in China, Thailand, Egypt and Africa.

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For the last six years, he has been general manager at Four Points by Sheraton Le Verdun in Lebanon.

Flindt is married with two children and still enjoys cooking in his spare time.

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