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Lanson Place appoints Michael Hobson as Chief Executive Officer

4 January 2019, Hong Kong – Lanson Place Hospitality Management Limited (“Lanson Place”) is pleased to announce the appointment of Michael Hobson as Chief Executive Officer, effective 7 January 2019.

Michael HobsonMr. Michael Hobson,  Chief Executive Officer of Lanson Place

Lanson Place is the hospitality arm of Wing Tai Properties Limited (SEHK stock code: 369), currently managing award-winning luxury boutique hotel and premium serviced residences in Hong Kong, Shanghai, Chengdu, Kuala Lumpur, Singapore and Melbourne.

Commenting on this appointment, Edward Cheng, Chairman of Lanson Place and Deputy Chairman and Chief Executive of Wing Tai Properties Limited said “ Michael’s deep hospitality and brand experience will further strengthen the Group’s senior management team as well as the expansion of the Lanson Place brand so as to capture the business and leisure opportunities in today’s fast-growing hospitality market”.

Prior to joining Lanson Place, Michael was Chief Marketing Officer of the publicly listed Mandarin Oriental Hotel Group and has played a pivotal role in their global development and brand efforts over a career spanning 25 years.

 

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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 (SEHK stock code:369), currently manages eleven properties (in which two, Wing Tai has equity) comprising luxury hotels and serviced apartments in Shanghai, Chengdu, Kuala Lumpur, Singapore and Hong Kong. The Group will be operating a new luxurious serviced apartment in Melbourne which is targeted to open in late 2021.

Lanson Place properties are typically located in close proximity to the central business districts in which they operate as well as nearby shopping and entertainment precincts. The Group strives to offer highly attentive and personalised 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 it explores investment and management opportunities mainly in gateway cities in the Asia-Pacific region.

 

For further information, please contact Lanson Place Hospitality Management Limited:
Ellen So
Senior Marketing Communications Manager
T: +852 2973 9922
E: ellen.so@lansonplace.com