Frank’s long standing relationship with the Oetker Collection began in 1997 at Brenners Park-Hotel & Spa. Since then, he has received a multitude of accolades, including winning the 'Gault Millau Hotelier of the Year Award' in 2003 and being appointed to Vice Chairman of the Leading Hotels of the World in 2010.

Frank was promoted to CEO of the Oetker Collection in 2008. His vision drove the Oetker Collection's acquisition of additional masterpiece hotels, doubling its size and creating a successful growth model outside of Europe.