Industry Update
Appointment 1 July 2019

Kieran Twomey

Named Group Chief Operating Officer
At Millennium Hotels and Resorts (MHR) in Singapore, Singapore

Kieran Twomey

Prior to his appointment, Mr Twomey has held various hospitality leadership roles in Regional/Corporate headquarters and property level with focus on establishing guests and employee engagement, growing the market share, profitability and owners return. His 30 years of experience in the industry spans across key cities in Asia including Beijing, Shanghai, Hong Kong, Macau, Taipei, Bangkok, Manila and Jakarta. Following a successful 25-year career with Shangri-La Hotels & Resorts, his most recent position was Executive Vice President with Wanda Hotels and Resorts.

Galway-Mayo Institute of Technology

Kieran Twomey (Class of 1982) is a graduate of Galway-Mayo Institute of Technology in Galway - Ireland
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Millennium & Copthorne Hotels plc

Millennium Hotels and Resorts (MHR), established in the United States in 2000, is the North American arm of London-based Millennium and Copthorne Hotels plc (MLC). The MHR portfolio includes 19 holdings in The Americas, and the company operates properties including: Millennium Broadway Hotel, New York City; Millennium UN Plaza Hotel, New York City; Millennium Airport Hotel Buffalo, New York; Millennium Biltmore Hotel, Los Angeles; Millennium Knickerbocker Hotel, Chicago; Millennium Bostonian Hotel, Boston; Millennium Hotel, Minneapolis; Millennium Hotel, St.
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Recent Appointments at Millennium

El Hawi - Hotel Manager

17 July 2019 — Millennium Atria Business Bay has appointed Ziad El Hawi as its hotel manager.  A Lebanese national, El Hawi has more than 20 years' experience within the hospitality industry specialising in sales and marketing.
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Christian Palacin - General Manager

26 June 2019 — Millennium Hotels and Resorts, Middle East and Africa (MEA), one of the fastest growing hotel management companies in the region, has announced the appointment of Christian Palacin as General Manager of Millennium Al Barsha, set to open in the summer of 2019.
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Khaled Nabil - Executive Assistant Manager of Sales and Marketing

29 May 2019 — M Hotel Makkah by Millennium, has promoted Khaled Nabil to the post of executive assistant manager for sales and marketing Nabil who will oversee all operations in terms of sales and marketing, joined the five-star property as director of sales and marketing in 2017.
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