Le Meridien KL Appoints New General Manager

Travel News Asia Latest Travel News Podcasts Videos Wednesday, 19 January 2011

Le Mridien Kuala Lumpur has appointed Harvey John Thompson as General Manager.

Hailing from Australia, Thompsons passion for the hospitality industry has earned him 27 years of experience and knowledge.

Thompsons foray into the hospitality industry began as Trainee Manager in Bronte Inn, an 80-room Boutique Hotel in Sydney, Australia at the age of 19 and after working in several hotels in both room operations and Food and Beverage, including a brief period in France running a Ski Chalet.

He started his career in ITT Sheraton in 1988 at the Sheraton Mirage Port Douglas, North Queensland Australia and then moved to The Sheraton Noosa Resort, Queensland, Australia in 1994 as Rooms Division Manager, gradually forged a career that has taken him to places in Fiji, Hong Kong and Malaysia.

Thompson moved from Le Meridien Kota Kinabalu, Malaysia as General Manager to take up the new posting in Le Meridien Kuala Lumpur.

With a challenging year ahead, Thompsons initial goals for Le Mridien Kuala Lumpur are to manage the overall financial performance and strategic planning of the hotel. When not on hotel grounds, he loves spending quality time with his wife and 3 daughters.

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