Accor has announced the appointment of Klaus D. Gottschalk as the general manager of Pullman Shanghai Skyway, the first Pullman hotel in Shanghai.
Gottschalk, a German citizen, has over 25 years of international hospitality industry experience. He joined Accor in 1994 in Australia as executive assistant manager at the Novotel Twin Waters Resort. This was followed by 10 years in Indonesia and Australia as general manager of various Accor properties. In 2005, he transferred to New Zealand and his most recent position was general manager of Novotel Rotorua Lakeside & Hotel Ibis Rotorua and area general manager for Central North Island. Prior to joining Accor Gottschalk worked in various managerial positions in the hospitality industry in the Middle East, Australia, and Europe.