Mr Juergen Doerr has been appointed as the General Manager of Island Shangri-La, Hong Kong, while continuing his role as Vice-President, Operations (Hong Kong & Taiwan), effective 1 August 2020. Mr Doerr has been with the group for over 21 years, previously holding the title of General Manager at Kowloon Shangri-La. In his new capacity, Mr Doerr will oversee the daily operation of Island Shangri-La, including an extensive asset enhancement of the Club floors, coinciding with the 30th anniversary of the hotel, due to launch at the end of 2020.
A German native, Mr Doerr is a well-versed hotelier with almost three decades' work experience in the hotel industry. He joined the Shangri-La Group in 1999, assuming the position of Director of Food and Beverage at Shangri-La's Tanjung Aru Resort & Spa, Kota Kinabalu in Indonesia. In the following 10 years, he moved across other Shangri-La properties in major South East Asian destinations, including Singapore, Taipei, Mactan and Jakarta. This is his sixth general-manager post within the Shangri-La Group.
Recent Appointments at Shangri-La
1 February 2021 — Kowloon Shangri-La, Hong Kong is pleased to announce the appointment of Ms. Ghislaine Lê as Hotel Manager, effective from 01 December 2020. In her new capacity, Ms Lê will oversee the daily operations of the Kowloon Shangri-La, reporting directly to Mr Juergen Doerr, Vice-President, Operations (Hong Kong & Taiwan) and General Manager of Island Shangri-La.