Industry Update
Appointment 1 August 2019

Ronan Henaff

Appointed General Manager
At Capella Shanghai, Jian Ye Li, China

Ronan Henaff

With 25 years of hospitality experience in some of the world's leading hotels, Mr. Henaff boasts expertise at driving profitability by inspiring and managing talents through his creditable leadership style which blends teamwork, accountability to the company's vision and active mentorship. Mr. Henaff joins Capella Shanghai from The Shanghai EDITION where he successfully led the hotel's opening and administered all areas to ensure every aspect met brand standards. Consequently, The Shanghai EDITION has won rewarding recognition for its excellent business performance as well as developing good brand awareness in the market since its opening.

A French citizen, Mr. Henaff started his hotel career in the United States of America in 1994 and his career has advanced through the ranks with some of the world's most recognized brands like Ritz-Carlton, Rosewood, Cipriani Restaurant Group, Setai Hotel Group, Three on the Bund and most recently, EDITION.

Capella Hotel Group

Capella Hotel Group, headquartered in Singapore with offices in China, Europe and USA, offers global hospitality management services through two distinct brands. Capella Hotels and Resorts is an ultra-luxury hotel, resort and residential concept designed for the most discerning travellers and offering personalized attention with locations in Düsseldorf, Shanghai, Singapore, Sanya and Ubud as well as hotels planned for Bangkok, Maldives and Sydney.
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