Mandarin Oriental has promoted Susanne Hatje to
Group Director of Residences with immediate effect.
Ms Hatje has been promoted to the role
from her previous post as General Manager of Mandarin Oriental,
In her new capacity, Ms Hatje will be
responsible for the global operations of all Residences at
Mandarin Oriental and will also provide strategic direction for
the groupís residences under development around the world.
Ms Hatje will be based in the groupís San
Francisco office and report to Richard Baker, Executive Vice
President, Operations Director, the Americas.
Ms Hatje, who has over 25 years of experience in
luxury hospitality, began her career at Mandarin Oriental in 2000,
as General Manager of Mandarin Oriental, Munich. She subsequently
moved to The Kahala Mandarin Oriental in Hawaii, and in 2004, was appointed as the opening General Manager of The Landmark Mandarin
Oriental, Hong Kong.
Since 2007, Ms Hatje has been General Manager
of Mandarin Oriental, Boston which, under her leadership, has
achieved the prestigious Forbes Five Star Award and the American
Automobile Associationís Five Diamonds, among many other
Prior to joining Mandarin Oriental, Ms Hatje held
senior management positions with Kempinski Hotels and The Rafael
Mr Alain Negueloua has replaced Ms Hatje as
General Manager of Mandarin Oriental, Boston.
Mr Negueloua is a veteran
hotelier with over 25 years of luxury hospitality experience. He
rejoins Mandarin Oriental Hotel Group after six years as General
Manager at Meadowood Resort in Napa Valley, California.
this, during his nine year career with Mandarin Oriental, Mr. Negueloua held a variety of senior management positions, including
Resident Manager and General Manager of Mandarin Oriental, San
Francisco, and General Manager of The Mark, New York. Before
joining Mandarin Oriental, Alain gained over 13 years of
managerial experience with Hyatt Hotels and Resorts.
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