General Manager Appointments at Ritz-Carlton in China

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

Ritz-Carlton has made the following three General Manager appointments in China.

Rainer Burkle, currently Area Vice President and General Manager of The Portman Ritz-Carlton, Shanghai, moves across the city to The Ritz-Carlton Shanghai, Pudong to spearhead the companys operations at its newest hotel. The hotel is scheduled to open in April 2010.

His position at The Portman Ritz-Carlton, Shanghai will be taken over by Manfred Weber who is currently General Manager of The Ritz-Carlton, Beijing. With nearly 10 years experience in China, five of which have been with Ritz-Carlton, Weber takes over the Puxi landmark on Nanjing Road where he was previously Hotel Manager before moving to Beijing.

David Wilson will take over from Weber as the General Manager of The Ritz-Carlton, Beijing. Wilson, formerly General Manager at The Ritz-Carlton, Bali Resort & Spa has more than 30 years of luxury hotel experience, including some seven years with The Ritz-Carlton.

Commenting on the new positions, Mark DeCocinis, Regional Vice President for Asia, said, We are very fortunate to have a wealth of talent among our senior leadership in China and across Asia. We are delighted with these placements and are looking forward to the continued success of The Ritz-Carlton brand in these hotels and across China.

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