Appointment15 July 2019
Appointed Director E-Commerce
At Wharf Hotels in Harbour City, Hong Kong (SAR)
Wharf Hotels has appointed Louis Ver as Group Director E-Commerce, expanding its Sales and
Marketing force in this new role with Louis captaining its digital strategy and commercial business.
Reporting to Sandy Russell, Vice President Sales & Marketing, Louis will be responsible for contributing to the achievement of overall sales and marketing goals through the development,
implementation of e-marketing programs, tactical promotions and other initiatives to drive traffic and transactions by utilizing electronic marketing and direct electronic channels to grow
profitable sales revenue. Louis will craft the strategy for optimum online performance and our consumer online journey.
Prior to joining Wharf Hotels, Louis ran his own ecommerce business then moved to hospitality where he built his career with Accor Hotels most recently as Director of Revenue & E-Commerce for Swissotel Nankai Osaka, also serving with Accor Hotels since 2013 in Japan and Hong Kong in the capacity of revenue and distribution roles. A native of France fluent in English, French with a working knowledge of Mandarin. Louis graduated from Ecole Supérieure et d'Application des
Transmissions as IT Support in Rennes France.
Emanating the spirit of discovery, Wharf Hotels, a wholly owned subsidiary of The Wharf (Holdings) Ltd, is based in Hong Kong and currently operates 17 owned or managed hotels under Niccolo or Marco Polo Hotels in Hong Kong, China and the Philippines.
Recent Appointments at wharfhotels
11 September 2019 — Wharf Hotels is pleased to announce the appointment of Michael Ganster as General Manager of contemporary chic hotel, Niccolo Chengdu, taking the helm of the group's first luxury hotel which opened in 2015.
15 July 2019 — Wharf Hotels has appointed Balwin Yeung as Group Director Global Sales, strengthening its sales force with Balwin as a dynamic new addition to its expanding Sales and Marketing team.Leading the group's Global Sales Offices across five continents, Balwin, a top sales achiever, will guide the hospitality company's sales and business strategy in Hong Kong, China, Japan, Singapore, the Americas, UK and Europe.
21 June 2019 — Wharf Hotels is pleased to announce the appointment of Adriano Vences as General Manager of The Murray, Hong Kong, a Niccolo Hotel. After spearheading the success of the first Niccolo hotel in Chengdu, Adriano will continue to build on The Murray's new benchmark as a world class hotel garnering more awards and accolades on the global stage.