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Pan Pacific Appoints Michael Ong as VP of Growth & Development

Travel News Asia Latest Travel News Podcasts Videos Friday, 13 March 2015

Pan Pacific Hotels Group has appointed Michael Ong as Vice President, Growth & Development.

Based at the global headquarters in Singapore, Michael will be responsible for growing the groups pipeline of projects through third-party management contract strategy across the Asia Pacific region.

A Singapore national who is bilingual in English and Mandarin, Michael brings on board more than 20 years of diverse management and business development experience with reputed hospitality, investment and banking companies. Specifically to the hotel industry, he has in-depth experience in developing strategies, deal sourcing, negotiations and closing of transactions for numerous projects in Asia.

Notably, Michael spent close to a decade with Fairmont Raffles Hotels International where he progressed through the ranks to eventually become Vice President, Development. In this role, he formulated and drove the companys expansion strategy for the China region, successfully securing hotel management contracts in prominent Chinese cities such as Shanghai, Beijing, Tianjin and Sanya.

Prior to joining Pan Pacific Hotels Group, Michael was Senior Director, Development, Asia Pacific with Carlson Rezidor Hotel Group where he was instrumental in strengthening the groups presence in Asia with project signings in Sri Lanka, Bangladesh, Thailand and the Philippines.

Michaels professional skills and knowledge is complemented by academic qualifications from highly accredited institutions. He holds a Bachelor of Science (Estate Management) degree from National University of Singapore and an MBA from Nanyang Business School at Nanyang Technological University, Singapore.

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