Executive Appointments at Pan Pacific Hotels Group

Travel News Asia Latest Travel News Podcasts Friday, 17 July 2009

Pan Pacific Hotels Group has appointed Ivan Lee as Area Vice President, Singapore and Melody King as Senior Vice President of Human Resources.

In addition to his present role as General Manager, Pan Pacific Singapore, Ivan, in his new appointment, will oversee the groups six properties in Singapore: Pan Pacific Singapore and Pan Pacific Orchard, Pan Pacific Serviced Suites, Parkroyal Beach Road, Parkroyal Kitchener Road and Parkroyal Serviced Suites.

With over 30 years in the hospitality industry, Ivan has held several senior leadership positions with a number of hotel companies, including that of Vice President & General Manager of the Biltmore in Los Angeles with Millennium & Copthorne Hotels, and Chief Executive Officer of The Fullerton Singapore.

His vast experience also spans countries such as the United States, Canada, Hong Kong and Singapore.

Ivan is a Certified Hotel Administrator (CHA) and graduate of Hotel Administration from the British Columbia Institute of Technology in Vancouver, Canada.

With over 20 years of experience in human resource management and development, Melody, in her new position will build capability and develop talent for Pan Pacific Hotels Group as it expands the hotel portfolio for both distinguished Pan Pacific and Parkroyal brands managed under the group.

A Singaporean who has lived and worked in China, United States, New Zealand, and travelled extensively in the Asia Pacific region, Melody is a truly international citizen.

She has held senior Human Resources leadership roles with multi-national companies Siebe Intelligent Automation and Asea Brown Broveri (ABB) and her latest appointment was in Hong Kong where she was Head of Human Resources, Asia Pacific, for Herbalife International for the past eight years.

Melody is foremost a hotelier at heart, having commenced her career at Shangri-La in China after graduating from Les Roches Hotel and Tourism School in Bluche-Montana, Switzerland. Thereafter, she held key Human Resource positions with Swissotel, Shangri-La and Westin.

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