In early 2020, Dr. Jürgen Martin Amann will change into Govt Director of KölnTourismus GmbH (Cologne Tourism Council), the official tourism group of town of Cologne. Amann is at the moment the Managing Director of Dresden Advertising GmbH and was Prosecutor and Head of Ingolstadt Tourismus und Kongress GmbH till 2018. He might be succeeded by Josef Sommer, who will retire after working on the metropolis firm for nearly 20 years.
The mayor of Cologne, Henriette Reker, welcomed the appointment:
“Cologne is a European metropolis that pulls tens of millions of individuals yearly as a journey vacation spot for leisure actions. Nevertheless, additionally it is an essential place for worldwide gala’s and essential congresses within the fields of science, enterprise and tradition, ”she says. “We need to proceed looking out and increasing on this profitable highway for town. I’m delighted to have been capable of get hold of Dr. Amann for this place, since he’s a acknowledged skilled who has in depth expertise within the industrial and leisure actions segments. "
Mayor Reker thanked outgoing CEO Josef Sommer for staying on this place in Cologne, even in troublesome instances. "From all around the world, tens of millions of individuals come to Cologne yearly as a result of our metropolis attracts them in some ways," he says. "Below the management of Josef Sommer, the Cologne Vacationer Workplace has managed to commercialize this attraction."
The seek for a successor was carried out by a particular committee of the Supervisory Board, which was assisted by a human sources consulting agency. The committee was composed of representatives of the municipal administration, in addition to of the events which can be represented on the Supervisory Board. “We’re very happy to have been capable of attain a transparent and unanimous determination. Dr. Jürgen Martin Amann will permit us to proceed efficiently the tourism advertising actions of town with all its aspects and present challenges, "says Elisabeth Thelen, Chairman of the Supervisory Board of the Cologne Tourism Council.
Amann, 47, with a level in economics and geography, appreciates the boldness positioned in him and appears ahead to his new job:
"I’m very desperate to tackle this distinctive and thrilling problem in Cologne and work along with the crew of the Cologne Vacationer Workplace to form the way forward for this nice journey vacation spot and congress venue," he says.