Industry Update
Appointment10 January 2019

Franck Huan

Appointed Head of Development, China
At Rosewood Hotel Group in Hong Kong, Hong Kong (SAR)

Franck HuanFranck Huang has been appointed head of development, China for Rosewood Hotel Group, which currently operates 14 hotels spanning its trio of brands - Rosewood Hotels & Resorts, New World Hotels & Resorts and penta hotels - in China. Huang brings with him 15 years' experience in the luxury hospitality industry and he was most recently vice president of development China at Marriott International. The hospitality veteran has also held senior development roles at Starwood, where he spearheaded partnerships and deals for hotel brands such as Aloft, W Hotels and St Regis.

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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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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Sascha Hemmann - Managing Director

15 July 2019 — Sascha Hemmann has been appointed managing director of Rosewood Bermuda, the island's 200-acre premier resort located in Tucker's Point, which reopened in April 2018 following a comprehensive $25 million renovation.
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