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hotel management , executive search specialist

Bernd Klaus-Peter Wosgien, American executive search specialist, hotel management. Member Waldorf-Astoria Distinguished Alumni, Savoy Gastronomes.


Wosgien, Bernd Klaus-Peter was born on October 14, 1939 in Berlin. Came to the United States, 1965.


Student, Doctor Rackow Institute, Berlin, 1963. Student, Northwestern University, 1971. Student, Roosevelt University, 1975.

Student, Cornell University, 1975.


Various positions, Berlin, Paris, 1954-1960. Executive chef Hotel Salto Del Laja, Los Angeles, Chile, 1960-1961. Various positions in hotel industry Santiago (Chile), London, Berlin, 1961-1965.

Assistant manager St. Regis Hotel, New York City, 1965, Waldorf-Astoria Hotel, New York City, 1965-1968. Executive assistant manager Hilton Inn Tarrytown, Tarrytown, New York, 1968-1969, Hartford (Connecticut) Hilton, 1969-1970. Resident manager Statler Hilton, Buffalo, 1970-1971, Sheraton Blackstone, Chicago, 1971-1972.

General manager International Hotel, Baltimore, 1972-1973. General manager, regional director operations The Heathrow Hotel subsidiary Lex Hotels United Kingdom, London, 1973-1974. Vice president operations Lex Hotels United States of America, New York City, 1973-1975.

General manager The Whitehall Houston, 1974-1975, The Whitehall Chicago, 1975-1977. Executive vice president Ploss Hotels, Orlando, Florida, 1977-1979. President, founder Executive Search International, Orlando and New York City, since 1977.

Consultant hotel companies worldwide, since 1977.


Member Waldorf-Astoria Distinguished Alumni, Savoy Gastronomes.


  • Other Interests

    Metaphysics, philosophy, tennis, travel, languages.


Son of Horst Emil and Ilse Martha (Roehricht) W. Carla Maria Toepffer, May 18, 1967. Children: Alexander Marc, Christina Patricia.

Horst Emil Wosgien

Ilse Martha (Roehricht) Wosgien

Alexander Marc Wosgien

Christina Patricia Wosgien