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GHM Appoints Clement Koh as Vice-President Sales and Marketing


 
1 June 2010 - GHM, a global leader in the hospitality industry renowned for its exclusive and stylish hotels and resorts worldwide, has announced the appointment of Mr. Clement Koh as Vice-President Sales and Marketing. 

Mr. Koh was formerly Vice-President Sales and Marketing Asia Pacific for The Mandarin Oriental Hotel Group and was invited to join the GHM team after an extensive and illustrious career with MOHG and Marriott International throughout S.E. Asia. Mr. Koh will be based at the group’s headquarters in Singapore.

Fluent in English and Mandarin, Mr. Koh brings a wealth of knowledge and expertise in a diverse range of sales, marketing, PR, communications and branding competencies specifically related to the luxury hospitality segment. In his new capacity, Mr Koh is responsible for the overall strategic S&M planning of all existing and new GHM properties including business relationships with all travel and trade partners and representatives.

Hans Jenni, Director and President of GHM said, “Clement’s impressive professional background and his assertive personality will certainly ensure that GHM continues to be positioned with high visibility in the top tier of the market and that we also launch all our future projects successfully.”

Commenting on his new role, Clement Koh said, “I have been admiring GHM’s philosophy, it’s personalized service culture and stunning collection of resorts and hotels around the world for many years and I am now very excited to be given this opportunity to join such a talented and passionate team of individuals.”

Of Singaporean nationality, Clement attended the Singapore Hotel Association Educational and Training Center where he majored in Hotel Management and subsequently attended a scholarship program at Cornell University in Ithaca, New York. His proficiency and desire to expand his scope of responsibilities has been acknowledged through career stints in Singapore, Korea, Thailand and Hong Kong.   

Also, GHM regretfully announces the decision of Ms. See Soo Eng, Vice-President Sales to retire.

Ms. See spent close to 15 years with GHM during its most formative years and has been a dedicated contributor to the overall success of the group’s growth and positioning as one of the most prestigious hotel collections in the world.

Hans Jenni said, “Soo Eng will leave a void in the hearts of all of us at GHM, but we wish her the very best as she transitions into a different stage in her life where she may be able to spend more time with her family and friends”.

Commenting on her retirement, See Soo Eng said, “It is with much sadness that I leave GHM as after having spent so many years intimately associated with such wonderfully amazing hotels and interacting with the most attentive staff and professional business partners, I feel that I leave behind a part of me.” Of Singaporean nationality, Soo Eng began her career with GHM at The Chedi, Phuket and subsequently undertook various responsibilities eventually rising to the highest sales position at the corporate level within the company. 

About GHM

Established in 1992, General Hotel Management Ltd (GHM) is a market leader in conceptualising, developing and operating an exclusive group of hotels and resorts worldwide.  With an expansive portfolio and several more in the pipeline, GHM prides itself in providing guests with a distinctive lifestyle experience that is unrivalled. Each GHM hotel or resort is one of a kind, possessing distinctive concepts and design elements. The signature GHM style is best defined as Asian-inspired designs with delicate details.

GHM’s portfolio of properties comprises The Setai, The Datai, The Legian, The Club at The Legian, The Nam Hai, The Strand, The Chedi Club at Tanah Gajah – Ubud, The Chedi - Muscat and The Chedi - Chiang Mai.
 
 

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Contact: 

Luci Pickett or Carol Kong
Grebstad Hicks Communications
Hong Kong
Tel:  (852) 2810 0532
Email: luci.pickett@ghcasia.com
 www.ghmhotels.com

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