CEO – Oetker Collection
Dr. Gruenert started his career as Assistant to the Managing Partner of Dr. August Oetker KG, the holding company of the Oetker Group, in 2005, after receiving his PhD from the University of Giessen with a thesis in Mergers & Acquisitions in corporate crisis.
In 2009, Dr. Gruenert co-founded Oetker Collection based on what was back then a portfolio of four prestigious hotel properties owned by the Oetker Group, among these Brenners Park-Hotel & Spa in Baden-Baden, Le Bristol Paris, Château Saint-Martin & Spa in Vence and Hotel du Cap-Eden-Roc in Antibes.
For the following almost eleven years, Dr. Gruenert held the position of Co-Managing Director and CFO of the hotel group.
He furthermore has been responsible for the development activities of the company and the growth of the hotel portfolio. In May 2020, Dr. Gruenert was promoted to CEO of Oetker Collection.