Wing Tai Properties has appointed Mr. Marc
Hediger as the new Chief Executive Officer of Lanson Place
Hospitality Management, effective 1 August 2011.
Lanson Place is
the group’s hospitality arm, presently managing award-winning
luxury boutique hotel and premium serviced residences in Hong
Kong, Shanghai, Beijing, Kuala Lumpur and Singapore.
Mr. Marc Hediger has over 30 years of
experience in the hospitality industry covering operations,
branding, as well as business development.
Prior to joining Lanson
Place, Mr. Hediger was senior vice president of product and
New World Hospitality. He was primarily responsible
for promoting the New World Hospitality brand in management and
product development, which included rolling out a new 5-star plus
hotel brand and expanding a European limited service hotel chain
to China and other parts of Asia.
began his career in hospitality management with Hyatt
International in 1981. During his 16-year tenure with Hyatt, he
was involved in assignments on several continents, including as
General Manager of the Hyatt Casablanca, Grand Hyatt Taipei, Grand
Hyatt Fukuoka and Bali Hyatt. In 1997, Mr. Hediger joined HPL
Holdings in Singapore and successfully set up Hard Rock Hotels &
Resorts International with the opening of its first Hard Rock
Hotel in Bali.
He also worked for Moevenpick Hotels, based out of
Zurich, Switzerland as Corporate Director of Food & Beverage. In
2001, Mr. Hediger was Senior Vice President of Development with
Shangri-La Hotels Worldwide, where he played a key role in
expanding Shangri-La’s global presence from 38 hotels to 65
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