Gul Turkmenoglu Has Been Appointed General Manager at The Benjamin

Image Gul Turkmenoglu has joined New York-based Denihan Hospitality as general manager of The Benjamin ( in midtown Manhattan. She will oversee operations, finance and sales and marketing for the 209-room luxury midtown Manhattan hotel, reporting directly to Edward Maynard, Denihan’s EVP, Operations.
Turkmenoglu brings over 25 years of luxury and lifestyle management experience to her new role, having served in leadership positions at a variety of hotels, both in Manhattan and internationally. After beginning her career on the opening team of the Conrad Istanbul, Turkmenoglu subsequently served in a number of management positions at the Conrad Cairo. She then relocated to New York City to join the management team of the Waldorf-Astoria where she spent six years.

Turkmenoglu also served as hotel manager for ONE UN New York, assistant general manager of The Lexington Hotel NYC and most recently, assistant general manager of the Hudson New York. ‘We are delighted to welcome Gul to Denihan’s operations team, and know that her well-rounded background and guest-centric leadership style will be an asset to The Benjamin,’ said Maynard. Turkmenoglu received her B.S. degree in Tourism & Hotel Management from Cukurova University in Mersin, Turkey. She is expected to receive her M.B.A. from New York University, Leonard N. Stern School of Business in 2017.
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