Veteran hotelier Chikako Shimizu has been appointed general manager of Andaz Macau, which is set to open in 1H2021.
In her new role, Shimizu will serve as brand ambassador to bring the lifestyle hotel's culture to life. She will also proactively promote the Andaz philosophy of providing each guest with an authentic local experience.
With more than 25 years of experience in hospitality leadership positions around the world, Shimizu most recently served as director of operations at Andaz Singapore where she was involved in the hotel's successful opening.
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