Grand Hyatt Hong Kong appoints general manager

Grand Hyatt Hong Kong has announced the appointment of Richard Greaves as general manager and area vice president, effective 1 March 2017.

Philip Yu, the current general manager of the hotel, will be promoted to regional vice president operations – China, effective 1 March 2017.

Greaves has been with Hyatt since he started his career as a management trainee at Hyatt Carlton Tower in 1984.  He first encountered Grand Hyatt Hong Kong in 1996 when he joined the team as executive assistant manager – food and beverage. He is currently the general manager of Grand Hyatt Shanghai and area vice president for the Shanghai region.

"It is truly an honour and a privilege to have the opportunity to return to Grand Hyatt Hong Kong. I am delighted to be joining a dynamic team, to be able to support them to be their best and contribute towards the continued success of this famed hotel after its recent renovations," said Greaves.