Greg Liddell to join Mandarin Oriental as General Manager of Manila Hotel

Travel News Asia Latest Travel News Podcasts Monday, 22 June 2009

Mandarin Oriental has confirmed that Helmut Gaisberger is to retire after 14 years as General Manager of the Mandarin Oriental, Manila, effective 1 September 2009.

Mr Gaisberger has enjoyed a successful senior management career in the hospitality industry for more than four decades. In his 14 years with Mandarin Oriental, he was instrumental in maintaining Mandarin Oriental, Manila as one of the citys best hotels, which has regularly achieved awards.

I would like to thank Helmut for his dedication and energetic commitment to Mandarin Oriental, Manila. We join our colleagues in the Philippines in wishing him well in his retirement, said Andrew Hirst, Mandarin Oriental Hotel Group Operations Director - Asia.

Mr Gaisberger will be succeeded by Greg Liddell, who will join Mandarin Oriental on 24 August 2009. Mr Liddell has more than 14 years of senior management experience in the hotel industry.

From 2002 to 2005, Mr Liddell worked with Aman Resorts, including two years as General Manager of Amanpulo in the Philippines. Mr Liddell, who is Australian, joins the group from Karma Resorts where he spent the past four years as Group General Manager of their properties in Bali, Indonesia and Koh Samui, Thailand.

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