Mr. Marcus Bernhardt is the Group Chief Commercial Officer (CCO) and Member of the Executive Board of Europcar Groupe S.A. From 2010 to 2013, Bernhardt was the Group Chief Services Officer (CSO) and member of the Executive Board at Gulf Air in Bahrain. He was responsible for the delivery and continuous development of Gulf Air’s services across all flights and destinations, on the ground and in the air.
In addition to having vast experience in the transportation sector, Bernhardt is a well-respected voice within the hospitality industry, where he started his career. From 2004 to 2010, Bernhardt held the position of Chief Operation Officer (COO) and CCO in the Steigenberger Hotels & Resorts group. Before this, starting in 1997, Bernhardt was the COO at the Carlson Rezidor Hotel Group, where he managed the brands Radisson, Park Inn, Country Inn and Regent. He continues his engagement in the hospitality industry by being an active member of the Advisory Board of the World Tourism Forum Lucerne and the Tourism Board of the Government of the Swiss Canton of Grisons.
Additionally, since 2016, Bernhardt has been a member of the Supervisory Board of the SV Group, Switzerland’s market leader in communal catering.