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Ivan Lee Appointed General Manager of Pan Pacific Singapore
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Singapore, 1 April 2008 – Pan Pacific Hotels and Resorts announces the appointment of Ivan Lee as the General Manager of Pan Pacific Singapore, and Vice President, Area Operations with effect from 1 April 2008.

Ivan takes over the reins from Scott Swank as the new General Manager at the Pan Pacific Singapore and will be managing the award-winning hotel and steering its continued success globally. Scott will focus on his role as Senior Vice President of Operations at the Pan Pacific Hotels and Resorts corporate office. Ivan’s role as Vice President, Area Operations will be progressively undertaken as Pan Pacific Hotels and Resorts grows.

A seasoned professional with more than 30 years in the hospitality industry, Ivan has held several senior leadership positions with a number of hotel companies. Ivan was formerly the Chief Executive for Sino Group’s hotel division and the Chief Executive Officer of The Fullerton Hotel, Singapore during its pre-opening. He was most recently the Vice President and General Manager of the Millennium Biltmore Hotel in Los Angeles. 

Having worked in the hospitality industry in the United States, Canada, Hong Kong and Singapore, Ivan has accumulated substantial international experience and expertise. Ivan is a Certified Hotel Administrator (CHA) graduate of Hotel Administration from the British Columbia Institute of Technology in Vancouver, Canada. He studied Business Administration, Hotel Management and Restaurant Management at the University of Regina in Canada, University of Hawaii’s School of Travel Industry Management and Cornell University’s School of Hotel Administration respectively.

“We are very pleased to have Ivan join Pan Pacific Hotels and Resorts. He brings extensive hospitality experience to the team, which will help in achieving greater operational excellence and growth for the Pan Pacific Singapore and the other Pan Pacific hotels and resorts,” said Mr Gwee Lian Kheng, Group President & CEO of Pan Pacific Hotels and Resorts.

About Pan Pacific Hotels and Resorts
Headquartered in Singapore, Pan Pacific Hotels and Resorts is a leading hotel management company in the Pacific Rim region and is part of the UOL Group, one of Singapore’s largest hotel and property companies. Pan Pacific Hotels and Resorts has been recognised by Condé Nast Traveler magazine as one of the 25 hotel companies demonstrating social responsibility and has won esteemed accolades such as World Travel Awards, Best Business Hotel in Asia, Condé Nast Gold List and Readers Choice Awards. It has a portfolio of 16 hotels and resorts throughout Asia and North America, with offices in San Francisco, Los Angeles, London, Singapore, Hong Kong and Tokyo. Pan Pacific Hotels and Resorts is a founding member of the Global Hotel Alliance. For more information, visit panpacific.com

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Contact:

Pan Pacific Hotels and Resorts
Brenda Tan 
Marketing Communications Manager 
Tel: (65) 6622 2300
Email: brenda.tan@panpacific.com  
 

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Also See: Pan Pacific Hotels Adds Second Hotel in Singapore, the Negara on Claymore Will be Rebranded the Pan Pacific Orchard; Planning a New Build 342 room Pan Pacific Hotel in Tianjin, China / December 2007
UOL Group Limited Acquires the Pan Pacific Hotel Brand from Tokyu Corporation / July 2007
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