Asia Pacific - Greater China
|BANGKOK, 25 February 2005 - Accor is pleased to announce the appointment
of Brian Deeson as the new Senior Vice President Asia Pacific - Greater
China. In his new position, Mr Deeson will be based in Shanghai and
assume responsibility for all business and leisure hotels in greater China.
Prior to this, Mr Deeson was Senior Vice President Asia Pacific focusing
on strategic development. He has over 30 years experience in the hospitality
industry, starting out with Hilton International in London, Hong Kong and
Bangkok before joining Hyatt International in 1971. After assisting in
Hyatt's major expansion in Asia, he then moved to Hyatt International's
headquarters in Chicago as Vice President Sales and Marketing in early
1979. In 1982, he moved to become Hyatt International's Area Director
for Thailand, India and Malaysia and in 1985, assumed the position of Area
Director of the Middle East and North Africa.