Industry Update
Appointment 9 August 2019

Frank Beck

Appointed Managing Director
At The St. Regis Langkawi, The Westin Langkawi Resort and Spa and the Langkawi International Convention Centre (LICC), Malaysia

 Frank Beck

With the recent appointment of Frank Beck by Marriott International to the position of managing director for two world class resorts and a convention centre - The St. Regis Langkawi, The Westin Langkawi Resort and Spa and the Langkawi International Convention Centre (LICC), the cluster properties are poised to reach new heights in Langkawi.

Frank will lead the vision of the cluster properties carrying the prestigious brands - Westin and St. Regis - to forge the team forward with enthusiasm, charting its strategic direction with the right priorities to reflect a growing customer market, competitive environment and a more desirable guest experience overall.

A highly seasoned and dynamic hotelier of over 30 years with Marriott International Inc., Starwood Hotels & Resorts Worldwide Inc. and ITT Sheraton Corp, Frank has a wealth of experience in luxury hotels having held senior management positions in Europe, the Middle East and Asia, including 8 years in Indonesia.

Frank is no stranger to the opening and complexing of hotels and is a very strong driving force behind overall guest satisfaction and financial results. He was instrumental in the successful opening of the coveted St. Regis Bali in September 2008, St. Regis's first resort in Asia with 81 suites, 41 villas and 3 residences. He was then promoted to be the managing director of The St. Regis Bali Resort and The Laguna Resort & Spa, Bali from 2010 - 2012, a role he undertook to reposition The Laguna, A Luxury Collection, to upper scale luxury. This while winning several prestigious awards along the way for both properties. Frank was also the managing director of the elegant The St. Regis Singapore, from 2012 - 2015.

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