The board at Metropolis Developments has introduced the appointment of Clarence Tan as group chief government officer for Millennium & Copthorne Accommodations.
The 52-year-old hotelier will take up the function on April 2nd.
As the primary chief government for the privatised Millennium & Copthorne, Tan will spearhead a turnaround within the efficiency of the worldwide lodge portfolio.
Millennium & Copthorne presently encompasses 150 motels and 43,500 rooms worldwide, many in key gateway cities.
Reporting to Metropolis Developments and Millennium & Copthorne Government Chairman, Kwek Leng Beng, Tan will work carefully with the management crew to ship sustainable lodge efficiency by specializing in attaining synergies, price efficiencies and driving profitability.
Tan has over 20 years of worldwide hospitality expertise, with a observe file in lodge growth and administration, monetary administration, merger and acquisitions, integration, partnerships and joint ventures.
He has deep expertise in worldwide lodge chain administration, having headed a number of areas as chief government or chief working officer.
He was most just lately the managing director for south-east Asia and Korea with InterContinental Accommodations Group, the place he was answerable for the expansion, monetary and operational efficiency of about 100 motels.
Underneath his stewardship, the enterprise delivered US$1.2 billion in lodge income to the London-listed IHG at a wholesome margin and added to their system dimension and pipeline.
Kwek Leng Beng stated: “As a veteran hotelier with a wealth of worldwide expertise in lodge operations, administration and finance, Tan’s management can be essential in navigating Millennium & Copthorne by means of near-term world and macroeconomic challenges, in addition to driving portfolio efficiency enhancements by means of important cost-efficiency initiatives and constructing model fairness.
“Along with his intensive and distinguished profession within the hospitality business, and powerful enterprise, monetary administration and enterprise restoration capabilities, I’m assured that Clarence will play a key function on this integration and transformational course of, elevating Millennium & Copthorne right into a formidable world hospitality group.”