Peggy Tan has been named general manager of Dorsett Hartamas Kuala Lumpur, which is scheduled to soft open on August 8.
She will be responsible for all aspects of the hotel's opening, including overall business development and performance, strategic marketing and revenue plans for the 290-key hotel.
Prior to this appointment, Tan who spent the last five years residing in Singapore, was the area director of the sales and marketing division for Banyan Tree Hotels and Resorts, Singapore for three years. And before that, she was the hotel manager of Far East Hospitality Singapore.
"I am delighted to be taking the helm, and together with my equally dynamic team, I look forward to strengthening this opening hotel even further and to elevate the Dorsett brand to the next level in the hospitality industry," Tan commented.
When fully operational, the hotel's facilities include the 158 seats all-day dining café cum lounge Table Talk, three multi-functional venues of varying capacities for 120 to 40 persons, a fitness studio and a kids' play pen.
The Rooftop Sky Pool at Level 27, which opens at a later stage, will offer views of Hartamas and Kuala Lumpur skyline.