Industry Update
Appointment 2 June 2017

Lee Richards

Promoted Vice President of Operations, Singapore
At Millennium Hotels and Resorts in Singapore, Singapore

Lee RichardsWe are pleased to announce the promotion of Mr Lee Richards as the Vice President of Operations, Singapore. This appointment will take effect from 1 June 2017. Mr Lee joined the Millennium Hotels and Resorts Group in 2009; and had served in the position of Cluster General Manager for Copthorne London Gatwick Hotel, Copthorne Effingham Park Hotel and Copthorne Slough-Windsor Hotel. In March 2017, he was appointed as Cluster General Manager managing Grand Copthorne Waterfront, Orchard Hotel Singapore, M Hotel Singapore, Studio M Hotel, M Social Singapore as well as Copthorne Kings Hotel. With the overall responsibility of delivering maximum business growth and profitability, Mr Lee aims to structure a series of innovative business initiatives to surpass record profits and increase the share-of-market for the Millennium Hotels and Resorts Group. The focus is to also steer the Group to becoming the industry leader by introducing and integrating ingenious strategies, streamlining resources to maximize performance and elevate quality standards. Mr Lee’s vision is to transform the Group into a comfortable yet competitive organisation where a significant dominant edge is enjoyed in every country it operates.

University of West London - London School of Hospitality and Tourism

Lee Richards (Class of 1992) is a graduate of University of West London - London School of Hospitality and Tourism in London - United Kingdom
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Millennium & Copthorne Hotels plc

Millennium Hotels and Resorts is the umbrella brand of Millennium & Copthorne Hotels plc, a global hospitality management and real estate group, listed on the London Stock Exchange (LSE: MLC). The company owns and/or manages a worldwide portfolio of more than 136 hotels, offering over 40,000 rooms in business and leisure destinations in Asia, Australasia, Europe, the Middle East and North America.
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Shahnaz Hassan - Group Director of Human Resources

10 March 2020 — In her role, Hassan will lead the HR department, while supporting the group's current expansion plans in the region. A graduate of the Higher Colleges of Technology, Dubai Women's College, Hassan brings 25 years of experience to her position.
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Samy Boukhaled - VP of Operations in the UAE

6 March 2020 — Millennium Hotels & Resorts has appointed Samy Boukhaled as its VP of operations in the UAE. Previously in the VP of operations in Saudi Arabia, Millennium explained Boukhaled was "instrumental" in the group's expansion throughout the Kingdom.
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