Hilton has appointed Bruce McKenzie as senior
vice president, operations – Greater China and Mongolia.
In his new role, McKenzie will oversee the
operational interests of over 30 trading hotels and aggregate the
growth of the more than 100 pipeline hotels in one of Hilton
Worldwide’s most important markets outside of the United States.
McKenzie will be based in Shanghai.
McKenzie has over 20 years’
experience in hospitality management, and was most recently chief
operating officer Australasia at InterContinental Hotels Group, a position he has held since 2009.
is no newcomer to working in China, having worked with IHG as
senior vice president, operations - Greater China from 2004 to
2009. Before joining IHG, he was director of operations with
Mirvac Hotels, the hotel management division of the
multi-billion dollar Australian property company, The Mirvac
Group. Prior to this, McKenzie was based in Singapore for almost
two years at Choice Hotels International Inc. as vice president
Asia Pacific, and tasked to significantly grow the business in
McKenzie started his career in
hospitality management with Sheraton/Starwood Hotels & Resorts in
1989, where he worked for 13 years in various positions including
director of sales, financial controller, general manager and area
managing director across the company’s different entities in
Australasia and Indonesia.
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