Capella Hotels and Resorts has appointed Susie Lim-Kannan
as director of marketing communications for Capella Singapore, a new
luxury hotel set to open March 2009 on Sentosa Island.
A marketing and public relations veteran, Lim-Kannan
has specialized in the luxury hospitality and performing arts
sectors for more than two decades. She will be responsible for
overseeing all marketing communications and public relations
efforts for Capella Singapore - the Asian flagship for Capella
Hotels and Resorts.
“We’re creating something very special
at Capella Singapore and talented staff are the heart of the
project,” said Capella Singapore’s general manager, Michael Luible.
“Susie is a highly regarded media relations
professional with demonstrated track record of success. Her
experience launching communication programs for new hotels – and
maintaining momentum following opening – will be invaluable for
Most recently, Lim-Kannan served as director of
communications at Shangri-La’s Villingili Resort and Spa Maldives,
where she was responsible for launching the pre-opening public
relations program for the luxury resort development, including the
oversight of secondary agencies in key European markets. Prior to
this, Lim-Kannan served as director of marketing communications
for The Fullerton Hotel Singapore. She has also managed public
relations activities for Mandarin Oriental, Singapore.
addition, Lim-Kannan has handled public relations efforts for The
UWA Perth International Arts Festival, one of the oldest international
multi-arts festivals in the Southern hemisphere and a premier cultural event
in Western Australia.
A resident of
Singapore, Susie’s passion for travel has brought her to diverse
regions of the world, from Antarctica to India, and to Chile,
Europe, Tahiti and the U.S..
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