Hans Meyer

Hans Meyer is co-founder and managing director of Zoku. He is responsible for innovation, culture, concept development, branding and strategic partnerships for the Zoku brand.

A firm believer of value creation and innovation for the international hospitality industry, Hans previously was the initial creator and founding partner of the citizenM hotel concept and held senior corporate positions in Operations and Development for NH Hoteles and Golden Tulip, where he was responsible for projects throughout Europe, Africa, The Middle-East and Central America.

Hans was educated at Hotelschool The Hague and Cornell University in the United States.

Marc Jongerius

Marc Jongerius is co-founder and managing director of Zoku. He is responsible for the global development and acquisition, strategic partnerships and asset management.

Realising the value- and growth potential of companies is his passion and was Marc’s focus as one of the partners of a Netherlands-based buy-out fund; he has been active in the private equity sector for more than 10 years. Prior to that, Marc worked for PricewaterhouseCoopers (PWC) as an auditor and M&A transaction services consultant. His clients were mainly large international enterprises.

Marc is member of the advisory board of a large family office and member of the investment committee of a Mezzanine Investment Fund. He also acts as a coach to entrepreneurs and start-ups, helping to determine the best business model and corresponding strategy. Marc holds a Masters Degree in Business Economics from Erasmus University in The Netherlands and Université Paul Cézanne Aix-Marseille in France.

Jens Gmiat

Jens Gmiat is Zoku’s Head of Operations, and is responsible for operations, pre-openings, commercial, IT and HR. He joined Zoku in 2019 following a tenure as Chief Operating Officer at Ruby Hotels. His track record includes management positions at renowned lifestyle hotel brands such as Soho House in Berlin, and the Louis Hotel in Munich.

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