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Richard Dusome Appointed General Manager
of Marina Mandarin Singapore


Singapore, 1 April 2008 – Underlining its pursuit of excellence in its portfolio of deluxe hotels and resorts across Asia, Meritus Hotels & Resorts is pleased to announce the appointment of Richard Lawrence Dusome as General Manager of Marina Mandarin Singapore with effect from 1 April 2008.
A graduate in Hotel and Restaurant Management from Niagara College of Applied Arts and Technology in Ontario, Canada; Richard started his hotel career in Food & Beverage with the Four Seasons Hotel in Toronto. He went on to work with other internationally renowned hotels chains that include the Hilton International Hotels, which he worked with in both UK and Thailand; the Peninsular Group in Hong Kong as well as the Six Senses Resorts & Spas in the Maldives. He was most previously with Sunland Resorts, Maldives as its Group General Manager 

Mr Yim Choong Hing, Senior Vice President – Regional Operations, welcomes Richard, “Marina Mandarin is a distinct landmark for our guests as the place to go for choice accommodation, excellent service and select food and beverage offerings. Richard has worked with numerous international hotel chains – with him helming the team at Marina Mandarin, we are confident that he will lead Marina Mandarin from strength to strength to further boost the Meritus brand and our trademark hospitality of Asian grace, warmth and care.”

Armed with almost three decades of international experience in city hotels as well as resorts, Richard brings with him a wealth of knowledge and will undoubtedly bring his team at Marina Mandarin to its next level of premium hospitality.

Singapore based Meritus, owned by Overseas Union Enterprise Ltd, has a diversified portfolio of owned and managed hotels and resorts throughout South East Asia.


Ms Pauline Tay
Assistant VP Marketing Communications & Public Relations
Tel: (65) 6831 6050

Also See: Marc-Henri Dumur Named GM of the Meritus Chiang Mai Riverside Spa Resort in Thailand / June 2006
More than Just Another Generic Commercial Piece, the Meritus Hotels & Resorts Calendar has Gone a Long Way Since its Inception in 1977 / December 2006


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