Oakwood Appoints Martin Fluck as Director of Operations, North Asia

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Oakwood, a global provider of corporate housing and serviced apartments, has promoted Martin Fluck to Director of Operations for the Oakwood-branded serviced apartments in North Asia.

Martin will report to PG Mathew, Oakwood managing director, and will manage operations in China, Japan and South Korea.

A yet-to-be-named director will lead operations for South Asia, including India, Thailand and the Philippines.

In this capacity, Martin will strategically manage operational excellence for 15 of the Oakwood-branded serviced apartment properties. He will play a pivotal role in driving productivity, improving service quality and establishing strategic direction to achieve performance objectives.

With more than 30 years in the hospitality industry, Martin has an outstanding record of accomplishment in operations and management, with extensive experience in Asia.

Most recently, he served as country manager for Japan, while at the same time serving as the general manager for Oakwood Premier Tokyo Midtown, the brands flagship property in Japan.

In 2006, he was promoted to country manager, where he was responsible for seven properties in Japan. Martin has twice been honored by Oakwood Worldwide as General Manager of the Year in recognition of his outstanding achievements in 2005 and 2011. He joined Oakwood Worldwide in 2001 as a general manager and successfully opened two properties in Tokyo Oakwood Residence Aoyama and Oakwood Apartments Shirokane.

During his tenure with Oakwood Worldwide, Martin has proved to be one of our most versatile and dynamic leaders, said PG Mathew. With his wealth of experience and exceptional capabilities, we believe he is well-positioned to drive operational success and keep Oakwood at the forefront as we look to future developments in the region.

Prior to joining Oakwood Worldwide, Fluck served in various management positions with both Hilton Hotels & Resorts and Hyatt Hotels & Resorts. He is a graduate of Ecole htelire de Lausanne, an international hospitality management school in Switzerland. Fluck will be based in Japan.

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