Shangri-La Hotels & Resorts has appointed Barbara Pang as senior vice president of sales & marketing, replacing chief marketing officer Martin Waechter who resigned from his role.
Pang will be responsible for the group’s overall sales and marketing strategies throughout Asia, overseeing brand communications, sales and distribution, revenue management, loyalty schemes and partner marketing. She will report directly to chief operating officer Symon Bridle.
A Shangri-La spokesperson gave no reason to Waechter’s resignation.
Pang has held sales, marketing and management positions at Island Shangri-La and Kowloon Shangri-La hotels and also held senior marketing posts Mandarin Oriental Grand Hyatt hotels.
Pang will be based in the corporate office in Hong Kong and starts her new position immediately.