Industry Update
Appointment21 September 2018

Joe Chang

Appointed Group CFO
At Rosewood Hotel Group in Hong Kong, Hong Kong (SAR)

Joe Chang

Mr. Joe Chang brings to his role 20 years' experience in financial services, across both the private and public sectors. He has extensive experience in East Asia, primarily in Japan, mainland China and Hong Kong. Mr. Chang has advised on cross-border acquisitions, capital market financings and IPOs across a variety of industries, including financial services, business services and branded consumer companies. His most recent positions include those of founder and CEO of Lincoln International in China which he built into a leading cross-border M&A advisor; head of investment banking at Hauxin Securities and deputy CEO at Morgan Stanley in China.

Rosewood Hotel Group

Rosewood Hotel Group, one of the world's leading hotel companies, encompasses four brands: ultra-luxury Rosewood Hotels & Resorts® in North America, Caribbean/Atlantic, Europe, the Middle East and Asia; contemporary deluxe New World Hotels & Resorts in China and Southeast Asia; neighbourhood lifestyle pentahotels in Europe and Asia; and KHOS™, a dynamic global business lifestyle hotel brand.
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Recent Appointments at Rosewood Hotel Group

Guillermo Varela - Managing Director

5 November 2019 — Guillermo is a native Costa Rican and pursues 15 years of experience in the hospitality field, and for the last 7 years his roles were in Asia-Pacific.Before joining Rosewood Luang Prabang, Guillermo worked with Aman Resorts as EAM Hotel & Residences in Amanzoe in Greece and before that as Area EAM for their two properties in Sri Lanka, Amangalla and Amanwella.
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Marcel van Mierlo - General Manager

19 September 2019 — New World Makati Hotel announces the appointment of Marcel van Mierlo as the new general manager. In conjunction with his role as Regional Vice President of the Rosewood Hotel Group, Mr. van Mierlo will oversee the operations and management of the hotel with his extensive expertise in hospitality and food and beverage management.
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Jorge Hernandez - Spa Director

21 August 2019 — Jorge Hernandez has been appointed spa director of Sense, A Rosewood Spa at Rosewood Bermuda, the island's 200-acre resort located in Tucker's Point. In his new role, Hernandez will lead the overall vision of Sense, A Rosewood Spa, with a focus on creating innovative spa and wellness services.
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