Swire Hotels has made the following three
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
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
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.
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.
“We’ve 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 Olivier’s 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.”