EHMA Hans Koch Lifetime Achievement Award 2022 to Peter Bierwirth

EHMA recognizes a lifetime of professionalism in hospitality with its new award presented to Peter Bierwirth

On Saturday March 19th in Lugano, Switzerland, during EHMA’s Annual General Meeting, the outgoing President Ezio A. Indiani, GM Hotel Principe di Savoia in Milan, presented to Peter Bierwirth the well-deserved “EHMA Hans Koch Lifetime Achievement Award”. This new prize honors outstanding EHMA Meritorious General Managers who over their lifetime career have significantly contributed to the improvement of the Hotel Business and to the Association itself. The award is named after Hans Koch, EHMA President from 2013 to 2019, recently passed away, who had a long and successful career in the hotel industry, during which he managed prestigious and complex properties of large dimensions alternating his own country, Switzerland, and Asian destinations.

“This award is intended for members with at least 30 years of experience in the hotel sector, with at least 20 years as General Manager and/or Managing Director of important and renowned hotels in Europe and who have made a tangible contribution to the growth of the image and prestige of the hotels managed” explains Ezio A. Indiani.

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