The beauty of my job is that there is no everyday life

An interview with IUBH alumnus Steffen Fox about career opportunities at 25hours Hotels and his promotion to management


You are a member of the management team at the 25hours Hotels company. How did you rise to your current position?

Six years ago when I joined 25hours, my task was to build up the finance department. I immediately felt comfortable in my team of direct colleagues, the general managers and shareholders. As the company expanded, so did my tasks as well as my overall business responsibilities. Expanding management, which until last year was still in the sole hands of our CEO Christoph Hoffmann, was the next logical step for all of us due to our strong growth. I was, of course, very pleased about the offer to be part of the management team.

What does your workday look like?

That is the beauty of my job: there is no everyday routine. Every day brings new challenges and, of course, is strongly influenced by new hotel projects and upcoming openings. Even in our existing operations, there are new challenges and questions to face every day.

How did your studies at IUBH prepare you for your successful career?

Unlike many colleagues, after Abitur I did not do a training programme in the hotel industry…


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