Jan, who is currently General Manager of Mandarin Oriental, Jakarta
will assume his new position effective 15th October 1998.
Jan is a German national and fluent in English, German and French. He
is a certified Food and Beverage Executive with the American Hotel and
Motel Association and a graduate of the Cornell University School of Hotel
Administration summer programme.
Taking over from Jan as General Manager of Mandarin Oriental, Jakarta
is Alan Hepburn, currently Manager of Mandarin Oriental, Hong Kong. His
appointment becomes effective 12th October 1998.
Alan's earlier career began with three years at the Inn On The Park,
Four Seasons in London in Food and Beverage positions. He then joined The
Mayfair Intercontinental Hotel, London, where he gained both operations
and sales experience, before moving to Mandarin Oriental, Hong Kong in
June 1987. He moved to Mandarin Oriental, Jakarta in September 1990 as
Food and Beverage Manager, before becoming Resident Manager at Mandarin
Oriental, Macau in May 1993. Thereafter he took on the role as Manager
at the Group's hotel in Manila where he spent three years prior to returning
to Mandarin Oriental, Hong Kong in his current role as Manager in October
A British national, Alan is a graduate of Westminster Hotel School.