General Manager Appointments at Millennium and Copthorne

Travel News Asia Latest Travel News Podcasts Videos Thursday, 3 December 2009

Millennium and Copthorne has appointed Mr Melvin Lim as General Manager of the Grand Millennium Kuala Lumpur and promoted Mr Ruprecht Schmitz to General Manager of the Orchard Hotel Singapore.

After almost five years managing two Millennium & Copthorne International hotels in Singapore - namely M Hotel and then Orchard Hotel - Mr Melvin Lim, who is currently General Manager at Orchard Hotel Singapore, will be taking the helm at the flagship-brand, 5-star Grand Millennium Kuala Lumpur Hotel effective 10 December 2009.

Mr Lim has a wealth of experience honed from his 18 years of experience as general manager and senior sales and marketing positions at several international luxury hotels and serviced residences in Asia, including Hong Kong, Indonesia, Philippines, Thailand and Myanmar. With vast knowledge and industry expertise, he will contribute to the growth of Grand Millennium Kuala Lumpur Hotel, conveniently located along the shopping and entertainment belt on Jalan Bukit Bintang- right next to KLs latest shopping icon, Pavilion Kuala Lumpur.

Succeeding Mr Lim as General Manager of the Orchard Hotel Singapore is Mr Ruprecht Schmitz. has been EAM since 2006. With 15 years of international experience in the hospitality industry, Mr Schmitz has worked in management positions with various International hotel chains in Europe and joined Millennium Hotel Paris Opera in 2003. In 2006, he was posted to Orchard Hotel as the Executive Assistant Manager where he assisted the General Manager with the day-to-day operation of the hotel. German-born Ruprecht Schmitz is trilingual in German, English and French.

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