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Michael Nagel Appointed General Manager of Hilton Beijing

Beijing, China, 31 October 2008 Ė Hilton Hotels has appointed Michael Nagel, a 37 year industry veteran, as General Manager of Hilton Beijing at a crucial time in its development following the opening of the hotelís US$35 million Executive Tower and the success of the 2008 Beijing Olympic Games.    

Mr Nagel has spent the last 34 years of his career working at Hilton properties around the world; from Royal Tehran Hilton in 1975, to Hilton Petaling Jaya most recently, with postings in Trinidad, Manila, Nagoya, Osaka, Singapore, Taipei, and Seoul in between. 

Commenting on his appointment, Mr Nagel said, ďI am thrilled to be able to join the acclaimed Hilton Beijing team at such a dynamic time in history. MICE (Meetings, Incentives, Conventions and Exhibitions) will be the hotelís key focus in the coming year and I look forward to building on Hiltonís popularity among business travellers and cementing our position as Beijingís leading business hotel.Ē 

During his seven year posting as General Manager of Hilton Pataling Jaya, Mr Nagel spearheaded several renovation projects including the refurbishment of Paya Serai restaurant, the creation of a dedicated Hilton Meetings floor and renovation to Uncle Chilliís Pub and Restaurant. 

A German national, Mr Nagel started his hospitality career as an apprentice with Hotel Vier Jahreszeiten in Hamburg, Germany. 
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Linda Ting
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Also See: Guy Hutchinson Appointed General Manager of the Hilton Shanghai / October 2008
Hilton To Manage a 324-room Hotel Located at the Entrance of Beijing Capital International Airport Terminal 3 / April 2008

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