Swiss˘tel Hotels & Resorts has appointed Susie
Lim-Kannan as Director Media Relations, Asia Pacific, where she
will oversee the 11 Swiss˘tel properties in the region.
Ms. Lim-Kannan will provide strategic support to
the marketing communications department of each hotel as well as
build and manage the Asia Pacific media network.
With a career that spans over two decades, Ms.
Lim-Kannan brings to Swiss˘tel Hotels & Resorts extensive
marketing and public relations expertise in the luxury hospitality
and performing arts sectors and is experienced in launching media
relations campaigns to position new hotels and resorts. Joining
the company from Capella Singapore at Sentosa Island where she was
Director of Marketing Communications with oversight of PR agencies
in key Asian and European cities.
Previously, Ms. Lim-Kannan held several senior
executive appointments for luxury and deluxe hotels in the Asia
Pacific region. She was Director of Communications for
Shangri-Laĺs Villingili Resort & Spa Maldives as well as Director
of Marketing Communications for the Fullerton Hotel Singapore. She
also worked for the Mandarin Oriental, Singapore, and at the start
of her career, for Hotel New Otani and the former Oberoi Imperial
Hotel in Singapore.
Ms. Lim-Kannan also has experience in the Arts
when she worked as a publicist for the UWA Perth International
Arts Festival in Australia and for the Esplanade Theatres on the
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