Lars Dünker holds the position of Chief Information Officer (CIO) for the Livinghotels. In this function he is responsible for IT, controlling, process management, corporate development and strategic human resources development.
After an apprenticeship as bank clerk, Lars Dünker decided to complete a further apprenticeship as hotel specialist at Geisel Privathotels in Munich. Afterwards, Lars Dünker was able to gain experience at various well-known hotel companies, mainly in sales. This included positions such as the Waldorf Astoria in New York or the Grandhotel Schloss Bensberg until he was employed by Derag Livinghotels, the market leader for serviced apartments in the German-speaking region, from 2003 to 2013 as Operations Manager for all the company's hotels and as Cluster Manager for North Rhine-Westphalia.
Before taking up his new position as CIO at Derag Livinghotels, Lars Dünker was Senior and Business Manager for Apple Retail Germany B.V. & Co. KG with responsibility for B2B as well as strategy development and business development.
Since March 2018, Lars Dünker has also been an honorary member of the Executive Board of HSMA Deutschland e.V.