Carl Sladen Joins Sofitel Legend Metropole Hanoi as DOSM

Travel News Asia Latest Travel News Podcasts Videos Thursday, 23 June 2011

The Sofitel Legend Metropole Hanoi has appointed New Zealand native Carl Sladen as Director of Sales and Marketing.

From Sydney to the up-and-coming Vietnamese capital, Sladen brings more than a decade of sales experience within the industry, to the marketing and reservations team at the 110-year-old Metropole.

Sladen most recently served as director of sales for the acclaimed Four Seasons Hotels and Resorts' property in Sydney. He has also previously worked at the Four Seasons' properties in Toyko and Bangkok.

Aside from Sydney, Tokyo and Bangkok, Sladen has international exposure with Four Seasons and Regent properties in Mexico and his hometown of Auckland.

"Carl Sladen's long years of experience and his fantastic attitude will, without a doubt, be a strength to the Metropole's position locally and internationally," said Kai Speth, the general manager of the hotel. "The knowledge he's accumulated from working with names that are the epitome of luxury hospitality operations will be invaluable to the team at the Metropole."

Sladen takes over from the hotel's former director of sales and marketing, Andrew Hartley.

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