Pan Pacific Hotels Group Appoints Eric Levy as Senior Vice President of Development
Singapore, June 8, 2009 - Pan Pacific Hotels Group today announced the appointment of Eric Levy as Senior Vice President, Development. In this strategic role, Eric will head the Groupís development efforts to expand the hotel portfolio for both distinguished Pan Pacific and PARKROYAL brands managed under the Group. Leading the existing development team based in North America, Southeast Asia and China, Eric is responsible for structuring expansion strategies and identifying new hotel assets opportunistically in Asia Pacific and North America.
Prior to joining Pan Pacific Hotels Group, Eric established his own successful hospitality investment and advisory firms, Octagon Capital Partners and Tourism Solutions International. These firms have completed successful hotel investments in Asia and provided advisory services to a variety of international hotel companies. Ericís first entry into Asia was in the late 1980ís where he was one of the early Directors and a Senior Partner of Horwath Asia Pacific. His past held positions include Executive Vice President of Colony Capital in Asia Pacific.
“With Ericís vast experience in hotel operations, development advisory and private equity, he is the ideal person to advance our growth objectives. I am confident that Ericís development acumen and invaluable business networks will be great assets as we bring our brands to markets across Asia Pacific and North America,” said Mr A. Patrick Imbardelli, President and CEO of Pan Pacific Hotels Group.
Pan Pacific Hotels Group recently expanded its exposure in Asia with three new hotel openings announced under the Pan Pacific brand namely, Pan Pacific Xiamen (August 2009), Pan Pacific Serviced Suites Bangkok (September 2009) and Pan Pacific Tianjin (2011).
About Pan Pacific Hotels Group Limited
Pan Pacific Hotels Group Limited is a listed hotel subsidiary of Singapore-listed UOL Group Limited, one of Asia’s most established hotel and property companies with an outstanding portfolio of investment and development properties. Headquartered in Singapore, Pan Pacific Hotels Group owns, manages and/or markets over 30 hotels, resorts and serviced suites with over 10,000 rooms in Asia and North America including those under development. The Group comprises two acclaimed brands: Pan Pacific® and PARKROYAL®.
Pan Pacific® is a leading brand in Asia and the Pacific Rim situated in key cities of distinguished destinations offering upper upscale accommodations and services. PARKROYAL® is an upscale regional Asia Pacific brand which promises a lifestyle-approach to hospitality that will leave guests with an experience to remember. For more information, visit pphg.com
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