Industry Update
Appointment15 January 2020

Muralilal Armugum

Appointed Director of Food & Beverage
At Aloft Kuala Lumpur Sentral, Malaysia

 Muralilal Armugum

Muralilal has over 17 years of experience in the hospitality industry with a solid foundation in banquet operations and restaurant management.

Graduating with a Degree in International Hospitality Management from Robert Gordon University in Aberdeen, Scotland, Muralilal has worked at the Shangri-La Dubai, Shangri-La Surabaya, Hilton Kuala Lumpur, and the St. Regis Doha, where he served as Restaurant General Manager for Opal by Gordon Ramsay.

Prior to joining Aloft Kuala Lumpur Sentral, Muralilal served as the F&B Manager for Banyan Tree Kuala Lumpur and Pavilion Hotel Kuala Lumpur, looking after the operation of five restaurants and two bars.

In his spare time, Muralilal enjoys keeping fit by cycling and swimming. He has a wife and daughter.

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