On the Move

New GM for One World Hotel Petaling Jaya

by Meetings & Conventions Asia | July 11, 2017

One World Hotel Petaling Jaya has appointed Chris Niuh Ban Hock as general manager, replacing Ho Hoy Sum from July 2017. In his new role, he is responsible for the continued success of the hotel, overseeing the day-to-day operations and providing exceptional guest service at the historic property.

Louise Daley has been appointed deputy chief executive officer Asia Pacific for AccorHotels

July 06, 2017
Louise Daley has been appointed deputy chief executive officer Asia Pacific for AccorHotels. She has been with the group for 26 years, relocating to Bangkok in 2002 and returning to  Australia in 2005 when she took on the roles of chief financial officer for AccorHotels Pacific followed by CEO of Accor Advantage Plus (now Accor Plus).

Sofitel Singapore City Centre has named Wouter de Graaf its general manager

July 06, 2017
Sofitel Singapore City Centre, slated to open in Q2 2017, has named Wouter de Graaf its general manager. Born and raised in The Netherlands, de Graaf has over 25 years of experience in the hospitality industry and has held senior roles at various international hotels in the U.S. and New Zealand.

Dorsett Hospitality International has promoted Rebecca Kwan to senior vice president of sales – Hong Kong and U.K.

by Meetings & Conventions Asia | July 06, 2017

Dorsett Hospitality International has promoted Rebecca Kwan to senior vice president of sales – Hong Kong and U.K.. In her new role, Kwan, who is also general manager for Lan Kwai Fong Hotel @ Kau U Fong, will partner respective area/general managers and hotel sales teams in Hong Kong and the U.K. regions to develop and implement regional sales strategies.

 

Michael Delargy has been appointed general manager for Le Meridien Kuala Lumpur

by Meetings & Conventions Asia | July 06, 2017
Michael Delargy has been appointed general manager for Le Meridien Kuala Lumpur, where he will be responsible for the strategic direction, guest satisfaction and daily operations of the newly renovated 420-room hotel. Prior to joining the hotel, Delargy spent three years as general manager of The Westin Nanjing, China.

SACEOS appoints Shirlena Soh and Anita Tan

by Meetings & Conventions Asia | July 06, 2017
Singapore Association of Convention and Exhibition Organisers and Suppliers (SACEOS) 37th executive committee has appointed Shirlena Soh (top) as its executive director and Anita Tan  (above) as its director of events & sales. Soh will maintain the financial sustainability of the association and provide leadership for the secretariat team, while Tan will look after the marketing and promotion of events, including the Singapore MICE Forum and 1-2-1 Asia Business Meet.

Rosewood Hotels & Resorts has named Michael Parker as managing director of its first China resort, Rosewood Sanya

by Meetings & Conventions Asia | November 04, 2016

Rosewood Hotels & Resorts has named Michael Parker as managing director of its first China resort, Rosewood Sanya Meetings & Conventions Asia Rosewood Hotels & Resorts has named Michael Parker as managing director of its first China resort, Rosewood Sanya, which will open in

Melvin Lim moves to Marina Mandarin Singapore as General Manager

by Meetings & Conventions Asia | November 04, 2016

Melvin Lim moves to Marina Mandarin Singapore as General Manager Meetings & Conventions Asia Previously Area General Manager for Far East Hospitality, managing operations and profitability for Orchard Parade Hotel, The Elizabeth Singapore and The Quincy Hotel, Melvin Lim is now gene

K.B. Kachru has been appointed chairman emeritus and principal advisor of Carlson Rezidor Hotel Group, South Asia.

by Meetings & Convention Asia | November 04, 2016

K.B. Kachru has been appointed chairman emeritus and principal advisor of Carlson Rezidor Hotel Group, South Asia. Meetings & Convention Asia Most recently, he was a mentor to Raj Rana, CEO, South Asia, of the Group since 2013. The industry veteran has received many accolades such a

Doug Anderson has joined American Express Global Business Travel (GBT) as CEO.

by Meetings & Conventions Asia | November 04, 2016

Doug Anderson has joined American Express Global Business Travel (GBT) as CEO. Doug Anderson has joined American Express Global Business Travel (GBT) as CEO. With more than 30 years of global management experience, including a nine-year stint as CEO of Carlson Wagonlit Travel, he has b

Stefan Leser

by M&C Asia | June 29, 2016
Jumeirah Group welcomes Stefan Leser as group chief executive of the company.

Anne Scott

by M&C Asia | June 29, 2016
General manager of The St. Regis Sanya Yalong Bay Resort in Hainan Island, China, Anne Scott, has taken on the role of general manager for the much-anticipated The St. Regis Kuala Lumpur Hotel and Residences.

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