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Lanson Place Hospitality Management Limited Appoints Augustine Silva as Chief Development Officer

9 June 2017, Hong Kong – Lanson Pace Hospitality Management Limited (Lanson Place) is pleased to announce the appointment of Mr. Augustine Silva as Chief Development Officer, effective from 1 June 2017.

Augustine Silva, Chief Development Officer

Mr. Augustine Silva, Chief Development Officer of Lanson Place Hospitality Management Limited

 

Mr. Augustine Silva is a seasoned hotelier managing quality hotels and serviced residences throughout his 33 years tenure.  He has served in reputable establishments namely Ascott, Fraser, Millennium & Copthorne International, Avari, and Ascendas Hospitality Trust in various countries, such as Southeast-Asia, China, Australia, and the United States.  Prior to joining Lanson Place, he was the Chief Operating Officer for Avari Hotels Limited.

Based in Kuala Lumpur, Augustine will be responsible in driving the Group’s strategic growth by acquiring new management contracts as well as new investment or joint-venture projects in Southeast Asia and Australia.

Mr. Marc Hediger, Chief Executive Officer of Lanson Place, said, “I am delighted to welcome Augustine to the Lanson Place family. With his strong hospitality background and excellent network, I am confident that the Group will further solidify its positioning and expand strategically in the Asia-Pacific region.

 

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About Lanson Place Hospitality Management Limited

Lanson Place is a wholly-owned subsidiary of Wing Tai Properties Limited (Wing Tai), a publicly listed company in Hong Kong (HKEx stock code:369), currently manages eleven properties (two of which Wing Tai has equity in) under the Lanson Place brand, comprising high-end hotels and serviced apartments in Shanghai, Chengdu, Kuala Lumpur, Singapore and Hong Kong.

Lanson Place properties are generally located in close proximity to the central business district as well as shopping and entertainment precincts. Lanson Place aims to offer attentive and personalized service with the convenience of a luxury hotel and the comfort and privacy of home.

The Group will continue to grow the “Lanson Place” brand as a pan-Asian brand and will continue to explore investment and management opportunities mainly in gateway cities in the Asia-Pacific region.