Kosmopolito Hotels International (KHI) has
appointed Ms. Chiu Wing Kwan, Winnie, currently an Executive
Director of KHI, as President with effect from 1 November 2011.
Commenting on the re-designation of Mr. Bill Mok as a
Non-Executive Director of KHI, Tan Sri Dato’ David Chiu, the
Chairman of KHI said, “I appreciate the effort and leadership of
Bill during the tenure of his office as the President and an
Executive Director of KHI. Bill will join Fortune Oil PLC as Chief
Financial Officer with effect from 1 November 2011. My best wishes
to Bill in his career development in a different line of business
... Bill will remain as a member of the Board of KHI and will
continue to make his valuable contribution to KHI.”
On the new position to be taken up by Ms. Winnie
Chiu, Tan Sri Dato’ David Chiu said, “Winnie has been an
Executive Director of KHI since 8 June 2010 and currently is the
Chief Strategy Officer of KHI. She is instrumental in corporate
development and branding strategy of the group. With intimate
knowledge of the group, strong business acumen and extensive
experience in retail, property development and F & B, Winnie is
well-equipped to lead an enthusiastic and experienced senior team
as KHI moves forth in pursuing its hotel business expansion
Ms. Winnie Chiu has accumulated ten years of
experience in the property development business covering
various aspects of project development and retail management. In
2002, Ms. Winnie Chiu launched her career in the property
development business by her appointment as a Director of
Malaysia Land Properties (Mayland). Ms. Winnie Chiu joined Far
East Consortium International Limited (FECIL) (a
company listed on the Hong Kong Stock Exchange) in 2005 as a
Director of property development where she had responsibility
for the overall project development and oversaw the FECIL
group’s hotels development in Hong Kong, the People’s Republic of
China, Malaysia and Singapore.
Prior to joining Mayland and
FECIL, Ms. Chiu worked in a few major international banks where
she gained financial management experience. Since 17 July 2008,
Ms. Chiu has been appointed as a Non-independent and
Non-executive Director of Land & General Berhad, a company
listed on the main market of Bursa Malaysia and is principally
engaged in property development and investment in plantation,
education and leisure sectors. Ms. Winnie Chiu is the founder
of Freshness Burger Hong Kong, a chain of fast food shops
established in Hong Kong since 2007 and a member of the board of
governors of the Hong Kong Philharmonic Society Limited.
Winnie Chiu holds a BSc in Business Management, from King's
College, University of London, United Kingdom.
Kattie Hoo Appointed as
Director of Marketing and Communications
Kattie Hoo has been appointed as Director of Marketing and Communications
with immediate effect.
Based at KHI's corporate office in Kuala
Lumpur and reporting directly to the Group’s Senior Vice President
of Sales and Marketing, Ms. Hoo will be managing the group’s
strategic marketing activities, formulating and implementing
marketing plans, and developing public relations
was previously the Director of Marketing and Communications at
Sutera Harbour Resort, Kota Kinabalu. She was also the Director of
Communications for Hotel Nikko Kuala Lumpur and was the Director
of MarCom for Parkroyal Kuala Lumpur. Ms Hoo began her career in
the hospitality industry with the Shangri-La Hotel Kuala Lumpur.
KHI, set up in January 2007 and listed on
the Hong Kong Stock Exchange in October 2010, is a subsidiary of
Far East Consortium International Limited (a company listed on the
main board of the Hong Kong Stock Exchange).
KHI is an Asia-based
hotel group with hotels located in the major cities including
Shanghai, Wuhan, Hong Kong, Kuala Lumpur, Labuan and Johor. Other
hotels under development are located in Singapore and Chengdu.
KHI operates 17 hotels and over 3,800 rooms throughout Asia. An
additional 6 new hotels in the pipeline are being built which will take KHI hotels’ numbers of rooms to 6,695. KHI owns and manages
four key hotel brands in different market segments - Boutique Series by Kosmopolito, Grand Dorsett, Dorsett Regency Hotels &
Resorts, and Silka Hotels.
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