TravelNewsAsia.com
Tue, 10 April 2018

Executive Appointments at Worldhotels

Worldhotels has appointed James Koh and Ganessan Suppiah as Regional Vice President of Hotel Development, and Regional Vice President of Sales in Asia Pacific respectively.

James Koh. Click to enlarge.

Based in Singapore, James Koh (pictured) has been a part of the Worldhotels team for more than 11 years. James started his career in the Corporate Sales environment at Raffles International and Grand Hyatt Singapore, before joining Worldhotels as an Account Manager for the Membership Services team in Asia Pacific. Under the newly restructured Performance & Revenue Optimisation department, he moved to Shanghai in 2008 and stayed there for over seven years. Upon his return to Singapore in 2014, he took on a new challenge in the Hotel Development department and now serves as Regional Vice President of Hotel Development Asia Pacific, where he oversees the portfolio development efforts for the region.

A veteran of the hospitality industry for over 30 years, Ganessan Suppiah has served Worldhotels for over 11 years and was recently promoted to Regional Vice President of Sales – Asia Pacific. Ganessan has been a driving force of the sales department when he first started off as the Director of Sales for Australia and New Zealand in 2007, before moving to the United Kingdom for his new role as Regional Director of Sales for the UK, Ireland, Nordic and Russia in 2016. On returning from London, in his current role, Suppiah leads all sales strategies and initiatives in the region, out of his base in Sydney, Australia.

Tim Burke. Click to enlarge.

Other recent appointments outside the APAC region include, Tim Burke (pictured), who joins the organisation as Global Director, Travel Industry Partnerships. Currently based in Dallas, Burke was employed by Hilton Hotels for 22 years and has held positions such as National Account Executive, Director of Marketing and most recently Director for Worldwide Travel Industry Relations.

Fernando Carranza, a Sales and Marketing professional with more than 15 years’ experience has also recently joined Worldhotels as the Regional Director of Sales. He is currently based in Los Angeles, and was previously the Director of Global Sales for Carlson Rezidor Hotel Group, and Director of Global National Corporate Accounts for Hilton Hotels.

“We are thrilled to have both James and Ganessan take on larger roles and responsibilities, and very excited to welcome Tim and Fernando into our organisation,” says Geoff Andrew, Executive Chief Executive Officer of Worldhotels. “Their expertise, experience, and long-time connections within the hospitality industry will undoubtedly drive further business and expand the Worldhotels footprint on a global scale.”

Latest videos and podcasts: Asia Pacific Aviation Industry Update - AAPA Assembly of Presidents 2018 Press Conference, World's Best Airport Hotel - Interview with GM of Crowne Plaza Changi Airport Singapore, What is a Moxy Hotel? Interview with Matthias Y. Sutter, WWF and Sustainable Hotels / Tourism - Interview with Maggie Lee, JW Marriott Phuket Resort & Spa - Interview with Matthias Y. Sutter, GM, Sustainable Hotels - Crowne Plaza Changi Airport Interview with GM, Bruno Cristol, Saving Boracay Island, Philippines - Interview with Cyndy Tan Jarabata, Sustaining Tourism - Interview with Eric Ricaurte, Founder of Greenview, Sustainable Hotels - Interview with GM of JW Marriott Phuket, Diving in Phuket, Thailand - Interview with Sea Bees' Karen Lewis, Anthony Lark Explains PHIST, Raya Heritage Resort in Chiang Mai, Thailand - Interview with Naphat Nutsati, GM, Executive Chef at Raya Heritage Resort Chiang Mai, Pattana Golf Club & Resort in Sriracha, Thailand - Interview with MD, Thomas Tapken, Danesfield House Hotel & Spa in Marlow, England - Interview with GM, Anthony Cox, World Travel Market London 2018 - Interview with Simon Press, Senior Exhibition Director, airBaltic Airbus A220-300 Interview with Martin Gauss, CEO, Jake Needham - Interview with an American Author in Bangkok, Quick Look at the Dell Precision 7730 Mobile Workstation (Three Videos) and Dusit Thani Bangkok - Is It Really Going to Close? Interview with Titiya Xuto.

See latest HD Video Interviews, Podcasts and other news regarding: Worldhotels, VP, Vice President.

Subscribe to our Latest Travel News Daily Email Free of Charge by simply entering your email address to the right. You can also stay updated with our RSS Feed Free Travel News RSS Feed and even add the travel news to your website. Have questions? Please read our travel news FAQ.
     
Latest Travel News
Advertising
Advertising
Copyright © 1997-2018 TravelNewsAsia.com