Sunway Hotels & Resorts today announced the appointment of André Scholl as chief executive officer to lead the companies hotel group.
In his new capacity as chief executive officer, Scholl will be responsible for Sunway Hotels & Resorts’ 11 hotels and resorts in Malaysia, Cambodia and Vietnam, which represents over 3,300 guestrooms, suites, serviced residences and luxury villas and a multitude of convention, meeting and exhibition facilities.
“It is a privilege to be leading Sunway Hotels & Resorts at this exciting time. I am confident we will be able to build on the success and lead Sunway Hotels & Resorts through the next phase of the group’s operational excellence, development and growth”, said Scholl.
His immediate focus is to steer the company’s strategy, enhance its operational excellence and support the future growth of its properties; maximising the potential of the brand’s footprint especially in the traditional and new markets, and to achieve greater yield.
Scholl’s previous role before joining Sunway Hotels & Resorts was the group senior vice president of operations for Regent Hotels & Resorts, where he was responsible for the brand’s operations for hotels in Taipei, Beijing, Berlin, Porto Montenegro and Chongqing; and steered the group’s new hotel developments in Harbin, Jakarta, Phu Quoc and Boston.
Prior to that, he served as the vice president of group operations and subsequently as chief operating officer for Marco Polo Hotels, where he was responsible for all 13 Marco Polo Hotels in Hong Kong, China and Philippines. He also led the team in the design development and renovation of its new premium hotel collection, Niccolo by Marco Polo.