Appointed Vice President, Corporate Hotel Management & Pre-Opening
At Pan Pacific Hotels Group in Singapore, Singapore
In his role, Ilkin will actively drive the implementation of operational projects and
manage all pre-openings to enhance product and service excellence across the Group’s
portfolio of over 30 “Pan Pacific” and PARKROYAL hotels, resorts and serviced suites in
Asia, Oceania and North America.
An Azerbaijan national, IIkin has been working in Asia over the past 13 years and
brings with him extensive hotel and business management experience in Azerbaijan,
Maldives, Sri Lanka, Thailand, Indonesia, Canada and Singapore.
Most recently, Ilkin was Resort Manager of Four Seasons Resort, Jimbaran Bay, Bali,
the company’s biggest resort in Asia Pacific with some 700 employees. Under his
leadership, the property achieved record-breaking product and service ratings amongst
the Group’s hotels across the region.
Prior to that, Ilkin spent eight years with Banyan Tree Hotels and Resorts in senior
operations roles at resorts in Sri Lanka and Thailand, and in corporate leadership
positions where he managed the Global HR function and special projects across more
than 20 countries, and worked with top management on business strategy.