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KUALA LUMPUR, Malaysia, Feb. 12, 2015 /PRNewswire/ —

Dorsett Hospitality International is pleased to announce the following recent appointments:

Lee Ng as General Manager for Silka Cheras Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia. Lee joined the group with more than 16 years of hospitality experience; and shall be responsible for the hotel’s overall business performance, and day-to-day operations as well as management of the 319 value-led hotel located in the bustling suburb of Kuala Lumpur. Prior to his appointment, Lee was the Complex Director of Sales & Marketing at a Sheraton resort, The Royal Begonia, Sanya and has moved up the ranks within the Starwood group for the last nine years. He has also worked with Shangri-La Singapore, Mandarin Oriental Kuala Lumpur and The Ritz-Carlton Kuala Lumpur.

Azrule Aziz has been appointed as the Director of Operations for Dorsett Putrajaya, Malaysia. Azrule will be assisting in the Dorsett Putrajaya pre-opening activities and strategic business planning. Azrule brings along with him more than 10 years working experience in the hospitality industry. Before joining Dorsett Putrajaya, Azrule was the Director of Food & Beverage at JW Marriott Surabaya, Indonesia. Prior to that he was with Hotel Majapahit Surabaya, Indonesia, The Royale Chulan Kuala Lumpur and Newport Marriot, Rhoda Island-USA.

Dorsett Putrajaya is located in Malaysia’s federal administrative capital of Putrajaya. Scheduled to open in Q2, 2015 the hotel features 218 guestrooms and suites; an all-day dining facility with the scenic lake view as its backdrop, a deli and a Lobby Lounge. Other facilities include multi-functional meeting facilities, a ballroom and recreational facilities in the form of a gymnasium and swimming pool.

Joining the group as its new Vice President of Information Technology is Keith Yeung. Based in Dorsett Hospitality International’s Corporate Office in Hong Kong, Keith is responsible for the overall information technology initiatives for the group, including formulating and implementing Group information technology, enhancing the hotels’ operation efficiency through automation and technology enhancement and formulating policies and procedures for data / information protection and security.

With 18 years of industry experience in SAP retail systems such as POS, CRM and E-Commerce, Keith was the Head of I.T in Hong Kong Tourism Board.

David So has recently been appointed as the Director of Technical Services for the group. Steering the Project Team in Hong Kong and across the hotels in the region, David is tasked to ensure that the company’s creative vision, brand standards and strategies are implemented in all hotels including the newly build hotels, conversions and full scale renovations.

As a registered architect in United Kingdom and Hong Kong since 1990, David has worked for Chau Nam Architects & Associates Ltd, Lanson Place Hospitality and Management Limited and other established organisations.

About Dorsett Hospitality International

Dorsett Hospitality International (HKEx Stock Code 2266), is a spin-off from Far East Consortium Limited. With three brands under its umbrella ….the upscale and midscale Dorsett Hotels & Resorts and d.Collection comprising a range of charismatic boutique hotels; and the value-led Silka Hotels; the group currently owns over 30 hotels in China, Hong Kong, United Kingdom, Singapore and Malaysia; including eight more scheduled to open within the next two years in China, Hong Kong, United Kingdom and Malaysia. For more information on Dorsett Hospitality International, visit: dorsett.com

Media Contact

Kattie Hoo
Director of Marketing & Communications
Dorsett Hospitality International
M: +6016 2011 340
E: kattie.hoo@dorsett.com

KahPeng Loke
Communications Manager
T: +6016 2011 343
E: kahpeng.loke@dorsett.com
Source: Dorsett Hospitality International

Written by asiafreshnews

February 13, 2015 at 11:26 am

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