Pan Pacific Hotels Group Appoints New CEO

Travel News Asia Latest Travel News Podcasts Videos Wednesday, 4 December 2013

Pan Pacific Hotels Group has appointed Bernold Olaf Schroeder as its new Chief Executive Officer effective 2 January 2014.

Headquartered in Singapore, Pan Pacific Hotels Group owns and/or manages over 30 hotels, resorts and serviced suites across Asia, Oceania and North America under two brands Pan Pacific and ParkRoyal.

A German national, Bernold brings to Pan Pacific Hotels Group a wealth of executive management experience within the hospitality industry.

Most recently, he was Chief Executive Officer of Jin Jiang International Hotel Management Co. Ltd.. Based in Shanghai, Bernold oversaw a portfolio of some 120 owned, operated and asset-managed hotels with a total inventory of 35,000 rooms.

Prior to that, Bernold spent 14 years with Banyan Tree Hotels & Resorts where he assumed leadership responsibilities in the areas of business development and hotel operations.

Bernold will be responsible for Pan Pacific Hotels Groups overall performance, day-to-day business and operations management. He will also oversee the groups business development and growth through management contract strategy and foster stronger partnerships with hotel owners.

Following the Groups recent privatisation under UOL Group, the appointment of Bernold as Chief Executive Officer marks another significant milestone in the companys development, said Gwee Lian Kheng, Group Chief Executive, Pan Pacific Hotels Group. We are delighted to welcome Bernold on board and look forward to working with him to guide the Group to greater heights in its next stage of growth, through the strengthening of our internal management processes and the continued extension of our presence in major gateway cities across Asia Pacific.

Pan Pacific, CEO

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