Bierwirth & Kluth hotelier des jahres

With the company since / responsible for

In September 2022, Mr. Manfred Lipphard has been appointed as Corporate Director IT for the Information Technology department responsible for all IT related aspects at B&K.

Short vita

  • Graduate of GAFA/“Gastgewerbefaschule Wien” - the renowned school for cooking, patisserie, hospitality and tourism
  • Trained hotel specialist on various fields of the gastronomy/hotel industry
  • After education in 1988 working in different areas of the gastronomy/hotel industry. Experience in F&B (Hilton Plaza Vienna, Berlin), Front Office (Vienna Marriott Hotel) and Reservations/Revenue Management (Brussels Central Reservations Office)
  • 1995 further education as subject matter expert of PMS systems and afterwards exclusively working in the IT field of the hotel industry.
  • Since 1996 extensive professional experience in various IT positions, responsible for PMS & CRS rollouts in EMEA, IT training, hotel openings, hotel IT operations, hotel IT strategy growth, IT business relationship management (Marriott International, SV Group / SV Hotels)

Motto / Philosophy

"Be good to the world and the world will be good to you"

Bierwirth & Kluth Hotel Management  |  Bahnhofstrasse 67  |  D-65185 Wiesbaden  |  |  Phone: +49 611 447600-0

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