Transcorp Hilton Abuja gets new GM, Jorg Potreck

A new General Manager has been named for Transcorp Hilton Abuja. He is Jorg Potreck.

A statement by the top-tier hotel indicates that Potreck has over four decades of impressive hospitality experience with 20 of those as general manager in various locations including Germany, United Kingdom, Austria, South Africa, and Egypt.

According to the statement, Mr. Potreck returns to Hilton following his recent General Manager role at the Johari Rotana in Dar es Salaam, Tanzania.

“Potreck started his career as a management trainee in Germany in 1982 and progressed through the ranks before his first General Manager position at the Westin Leipzig, Germany 2004.
“His previous positions include Cluster General Manager at Hilton Hurghada Plaza and Hilton Alexandria Corniche in Egypt, as well as Cluster General Manager at the Hilton Cologne and Hilton Bonn in Germany. “
Mr. Potreck is expected in his new role as the General Manager of Transcorp Hilton Abuja to lead a dynamic team of over 1,800 team members, managing all aspects of the hotel’s operational and commercial functions to drive guest satisfaction.
Commenting on Potreck’s appointment, Vice President, Operations, Africa & Indian Ocean, Hilton, Andreas Lackner,
said: “We are excited to welcome Jorg back to the Hilton family.
“With an impressive hospitality background, Jorg is a seasoned hotelier who brings on board a wealth of experience to lead one of our flagship properties on the continent. I am confident that Jorg will help us deliver purposeful service and meaningful experiences to our guests and team members alike.”
Also reacting to the development, Potreck said, “I am thrilled to return to Hilton to lead the incredible team at Transcorp Hilton Abuja. Since the hotel begun operations in 1987, nearly three decades ago, it has remained a national treasure and landmark hotel, for business and leisure travellers alike, setting the benchmark for hospitality standards in Nigeria.
“I also look forward to developing local talent by creating personalised learning experiences and partnerships that helps the team actualise their career goals.”