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Wed, 26 August 2020

Executive Appointments at Swire Hotels

Swire Hotels has made the following three appointments:

Michael Faulkner. Click to enlarge.

Michael Faulkner, General Manager of The Middle House since its opening in 2018, will be transitioning into Head of Sales & Distribution at the Central Support Office based in Hong Kong, effective September 2020.

Prior to his role at The Middle House, Michael was Director of Sales & Marketing at The Opposite House and General Manager at EAST Beijing.

His new role will focus on developing a comprehensive distribution strategy for both The House Collective and EAST.

Mark Passmore. Click to enlarge.

Taking over from Michael Faulkner as General Manager of The Middle House, is Mark Passmore, who was previously the General Manager of The Opposite House in Beijing.

Mark started his work with Swire Hotels in 2007 in Hong Kong before moving to become General Manager of The Temple House in 2013, where he oversaw the pre-opening and opening of the property.

He became instrumental in steering The Opposite House through its renovation and repositioning and will now lead The Middle House through the next phase of its evolution.

Olivier Dumonceaux. Click to enlarge.

As The Opposite House prepares for a relaunch, Olivier Dumonceaux will continue as Hotel Manager and assume responsibility of the property overseeing all aspects of the hotel.

Olivier joined Swire Hotels in 2016 as Director of Restaurants & Bars at The Temple House, where he led the pre-opening and opening of the property. In 2018, he relocated to Beijing to take over as Hotel Manager of The Opposite House, overseeing the renovation and opening of three new restaurants & bars as well as the multifunctional event space - Commune.

Weve spent a great deal of time curating an incredible team at Swire Hotels to help nurture and grow The House Collective and EAST Hotel brands, said Dean Winter, Managing Director at Swire Hotels. Michael, Mark and Oliviers extensive experience across the different Swire Hotels properties and insights from the cities they have been, are great assets for the growth of our brands. We are very excited to see what each of them will bring to these new positions.

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