Industry Update
Appointment 1 October 2018

Kurt Otto Wehinger

Appointed General Manager
At Pan Pacific Singapore

Kurt Otto Wehinger

View in a web browser Pan Pacific Hotels Group Kurt Otto Wehinger appointed General Manager of Pan Pacific Singapore Pan Pacific Hotels Group - Oct 01, 2018 17:29 +08An accomplished hotelier, Kurt brings a wealth of hospitality experience spanning Europe, Asia, Australia, the Middle East and the USA

Kurt Otto Wehinger has been appointed as the General Manager of Pan Pacific Singapore, a part of Pan Pacific Hotels Group, with effect from Monday, 10 September. Kurt was transferred from Australia, where he was the General Manager for PARKROYAL Darling Harbour and Area General Manager for Oceania for the past two and a half years.

A hospitality veteran with more than 35 years of experience, Kurt is not unfamiliar with Singapore, as he was the General Manager of Marina Mandarin Singapore for seven years prior to joining Pan Pacific Hotels Group. He was also the first General Manager of Kempinski Beijing Lufthansa Hotel and Grand Millennium Beijing, a flagship property under Millennium & Copthorne which opened just prior to the Beijing Olympics.

An Austrian national, Kurt's career has taken him to various destinations in Europe, Asia, Australia, the Middle East and the US, where he managed hotels under international brands including Kempinski and Intercontinental.

Kurt has accumulated numerous accolades throughout his career, notably, he was World Luxury Hotel Awards' Global General Manager of the Year in 2015, Hospitality Asia Platinum Awards Singapore's General Manager of the Year from 2011 to 2013 and City Weekend's Best Foreign Hotelier in China, 2009.

In his role as General Manager of Pan Pacific Singapore, Kurt will focus on developing its associates, products and services to deliver a world class luxury hospitality experience.

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Cornell | School of Executive and Professional Education

Kurt Otto Wehinger (Class of 1985) is a graduate of Cornell | School of Executive and Professional Education in Ithaca, New York - United States
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