Paul Hugentobler joins Lanson Place Hospitality Management Limited (Lanson Place) as its new group director of operations, effective September 1.
In his new position, Hugentobler will be responsible for Lanson Place Group's operations in all regions including China, Hong Kong, Malaysia and Singapore; he will execute the group's strategy and oversee its guest experience and IT functions, business and financial performance, operations and pre-opening projects.
He joins the group with over 30 years of luxury hotel management experience from previous roles with InterContinental and Hyatt International in eight countries.
A Swiss national, Hugentobler has had over 20 years experience in general manager positions, and was responsible for directing project pre-opening and running hotel operations in various key Asian cities such as Shenzhen Hong Kong, Macau, Tapai and Bali.
Prior to Lanson Place, Hugentobler was regional general manager at InterContinental and oversaw 1o hotels in the Shenzhen and West Guangdong region.