Industry Update
Appointment 5 December 2013

Gregor Wateler

Appointed General Manager
At Kerry Hotel Pudong in Shanghai, China

Gregor WalterGregor Wateler has been appointed general manager of Kerry Hotel Pudong, Shanghai. He previously held the same position of the Shangri-La Hotel, Ningbo. A native of Germany, Wateler began his first hotel position in a five-star hotel in Berlin, German. His experience in the hospitality industry spans 24 years, more than 15 years of which have been spent in the senior management positions at nine of Shangri-La Hotels and Resorts’ properties in Asia, starting from Shangri-La Hotel, Singapore in 1998. While steadily rising through the ranks, Wateler’s career brought him from Berlin to France, Philippines, Egypt, Singapore and China, now for the first time, in Shanghai. In his leisure time, the GM indulges in various sports activities, including surfing, mountain climbing and long distance running, which will bring new innovations to Kerry Sports, the Shanghai’s largest sports club.

Glion Institute of Higher Education

Gregor Wateler (Class of 0) is a graduate of Glion Institute of Higher Education in Glion-sur-Montreux - Switzerland
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Shangri-La Group

Shangri-La Group is one of the world’s premier developers, owners and operators of hotel and investment properties which comprises office buildings, commercial real estate and serviced apartments/residences.
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