Mr. Emil Leung Fat Chung has been appointed as
Managing Director of the Cordis Shanghai, Hongqiao.
Before this appointment, He was General Manager
of the Cordis Beijing Capital Airport.
Mr. Leung was born in Hong Kong and pursued a
Bachelor Degree in Hospitality Management at Hong Kong Polytechnic
He is a highly respected hotelier with over 30 years’
experience in the industry, including 20 years with Shangri-La
Hotels and Resorts in China, Taiwan and Singapore.
started his career with the Shangri-La group as Director of Rooms
at Shangri-La’s Far Eastern Plaza Hotel, Taipei and then held
management positions within Shangri-La Hotels and Resorts in
Singapore, Dalian, Shenzhen, Zhongshan and Taiwan.
In 2010, he was
promoted to the Area General Manager overseeing their hotels in Futian and Guangzhou. In 2014, he was assigned to Beijing Area
General Manager in charge of China World Hotel, China World Summit
Wing and Traders Hotel.
Mr. Leung said,
“Now that we have successfully opened the first Cordis hotel in
Mainland China, my role is to bring the hotel to the next level in
terms of building brand awareness and growing with the greater Hongqiao to become a major hub in Shanghai.”
In addition to
having vast industry experience, Mr. Leung was named one of the
“Top 10 Prominent Youth in the Chinese Hotel Industry” in 2007 and
then in 2014 he was awarded “Best General
Manager of the Year” at the Golden Pillow Awards and, in the same
year, received the “Golden Leader Award for the Outstanding
General Manager in China Hotel Industry 2014”. He was also named
one of the “Best General Managers of China” at the 10th China
Hotel Starlight Awards.