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Mon, 2 November 2020

Christian R. Baudat Moves Back to Japan; Takes on New Role with Oakwood

Christian R. Baudat has been appointed General Manager of the newly opened Oakwood Suites Yokohama, in addition to his role as Director of Operations for Japan and South Korea.

Christian joins Oakwood from Rotana Hotels in Abu Dhabi, where he served as Area Vice President in-charge of sixteen properties in Abu Dhabi, Ai Ain, Oman and Morocco.

Christian R. Baudat. Click to enlarge.

A Swiss national, Christian has more than 30 years of hospitality industry experience and has worked in the Middle East, Singapore, Europe and Japan.

With a hospitality career that commenced as Food & Beverage Management Trainee with Hilton Tokyo in 1985, Christian has managed properties under the Hilton brand in Tokyo, Nagoya, Otaru and Fukuoka.

Christian has made significant contributions to the Japanese hospitality industry and was the General Manager responsible for establishing the iconic Hilton Fukuoka Sea Hawk as one of Japans leading venues for MICE business and wedding in 2010.

In 2015, Christian executed ground-breaking commercial strategies during the pre-conversion of Hilton Tokyo Odaiba, resulting in the hotels top market share position within two months of operation.

Being the citys first international serviced apartment brand, Oakwood Suites Yokohama will debut our signature hospitality excellence to savvy travellers and senior executives who are accustomed to contemporary luxury. As opposed to traditional hotel experiences, our guests are assured of unobtrusive service that speaks to their need for immaculate service without compromising on their personal space and lifestyle, said Christian R. Baudat, General Manager, Oakwood Suites Yokohama and Director of Operations for Oakwood in Japan and South Korea.

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