Swiss˘tel Hotels & Resorts has appointed Mr Julian van
den Bogaerde as Regional Vice-President, China.
This appointment is
in addition to his current role as General Manager of Swiss˘tel Grand,
Shanghai, a position he assumed in October 2008.
Prior to his
appointment in Shanghai, Mr van den Bogaerde was based in the head
office of Swiss˘tel Hotels & Resorts in Zurich as General Manager.
During this time, he provided support to various properties around the
world, in particular Swiss˘tel Ankara where he led the pre-opening team
for Swiss˘tel Grand Efes, Izmir which opened in May 2008.
van den Bogaerde joined Swiss˘tel Hotels & Resorts as Executive
Assistant Manager in 2003 where he was part of the team that
successfully re-branded Swiss˘tel Nai Lert Park, Bangkok. Subsequently
in 2005, he was appointed General Manager of Swiss˘tel Amsterdam.
Before joining Swiss˘tel Hotels & Resorts, Mr van den Bogaerde was
Vice President Food & Beverage with Raffles International Limited from
1999 ľ 2003. His career history also includes various Food & Beverage
management positions with The Regent in Bangkok and Sydney, Four Seasons
in Vancouver, and The Savoy in London.
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