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Millennium & Copthorne appoints New Chief Operating Officer Asia

Travel News Asia Latest Travel News Podcasts Monday, 25 August 2008

Millennium & Copthorne Hotels (M&C) has appointed Mr Yim Choon Hing as its new Chief Operating Officer Asia.

Mr Yim, 50, joins M&C with 29 years of experience in the North American and Asian hospitality industry with Omni Hotels Corporation, Pan Pacific Hotels & Resorts and Meritus and Resorts. Of this, 15 years were spent at Director level in F&B and hotel operations. Mr Yim also started his own consultancy business in August 2004, consulting for major clients like Affina Hotels and the all-suite Venetian Casino in Macau.

Most recently, Mr Yim was Senior Vice President of Operations at Meritus Hotels & Resorts, where he was tasked with leading the strategic direction of the company.

Mr Yim is an advisory board member of the Cornell-Nanyang Institute of Hospitality Management. He holds a BA Economics (Hons) from Heriott-Watt University, Edinburgh, Scotland.

Mr Richard Hartman, CEO of M&C said, We are pleased to welcome Mr Yim on board. We are fast expanding our portfolio in Asia, especially in China and India, and we hope to benefit from Mr Yims broad-based experience in the region in operations and F&B.

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