FRED LAM TIN-FUK has been named as the new chief executive offer of the Airport Authority Hong Kong. Lam has worked for the Hong Kong Trade Development Council (HKTDC) since 1986, where he held a number of roles, most recently as executive director. He will succeed Stanley Hui Hon-chung.
MIKE CROUCHER has been appointed as Travelport’s new chief architect, responsible for the overall IT structure of the travel technology company. With a strong background in IT, Croucher arrives from BA where he spend 15 years working in a number of senior roles, including head of IT delivery.
MAY PENDRAAT has been announced as the new vice president of sales & marketing for the Rosewood Hotel Group, overseeing Asia Pacific. She arrives with more than 25 years’ experience in the Asia Pacific hospitality industry, most recently as vice president of sales & marketing at Marco Polo Hotels.
ADELINE SANG has been appointed general manager of Dorsett Hospitality International’s Lushan Resort, which is located in China’s Jiangxi province. Ms Sang has 32 years’ experience, including spells in Singapore, Brunei, Indonesia, Malaysia, Bangladesh and South Africa.
VERNON LEE has been announced as the new general manager of the Capri by Fraser Changi City in Singapore. Lee joins Frasers Hospitality from Far East Hospitality, where he was the hotel manager for Village Hotel Albert Court. He has also worked for Singapore Airlines in several global locations.
ROLAND SVENSSON has become the new general manager of The Sarojin luxury resort in Khao Lak, southern Thailand. A Swedish national, Svensson has more than 30 years’ hotel experience, including spells in Thailand, Singapore, Hong Kong, Malaysia, Myanmar, Australia and the UAE. He arrives from Movenpick.
TARO TAN has become the new hotel manager at the Sunway Resort Hotel & Spa, Kuala Lumpur. A Singaporean national, Tan started his hotel career with Shangri-La in 1989 and has since worked in locations across Asia. Most recently, he served as hotel manager of the Lancaster Bangkok.
COLIN YEOH has returned to the Sunway Resort Hotel & Spa as resident manager. A graduate of Switzerland’s hotel schools, Yeoh previously served the KL hotel as operations manager in charge of F&B between from 2006 to 2008. He has also worked with Shangri-La, Raffles and IHG in China.
CARL SLADEN has been appointed director of sales & marketing at the Caravelle Hotel in Ho Chi Minh City. He joins the historic hotel from the Sofitel Legend Metropole Hanoi, but spent the majority of his career with Four Seasons, including spells in Thailand, Japan and Australia.
NADINE ROUGET has become the new marketing communications manager at the Novotel Bangkok Impact. Fluent in Mandarin, Ms Rouget started her career working in the Shanghai restaurant sector, before moving to Koh Samui to embark on her hospitality career.