Mövenpick Hotel Colombo welcomed Roshan Perera as their new General Manager on December 15. Roshan started his career as a trainee in 1986, at the InterContinental Hotels Group, after which he worked for leading hotel companies such as Lanka Leisure Management Services (Pvt Ltd), Taj Hotels Resorts and Palaces, The Blue Water where he served as the General Manager for 4 years and then as the Chief Executive Officer for the group, Union Resorts Ltd while he continued to serve as the General Manager of The Blue Water totalling nearly 12 years of his career.
Roshan's most recently served as the Chief Executive Officer of Laufgs Leisure Limited, managing Anantaya Resort and Spas and Silk Trails by Laufgs Leisure. A veteran in the leisure sector, holding senior positions for over 30 years, Roshan joins Mövenpick Hotel Colombo, an award-winning property, bringing a wealth of knowledge with a focus on strategic management, F and B, leadership and marketing.
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