The Peninsula Hotel marketing VP joins Rosewood Hotel

Robert Cheng has been appointed vice president of brand marketing and communications for Rosewood Hotel Group.

Based in Hong Kong, Cheng will spearhead the group’s overall strategic branding and communications to strengthen awareness and market positioning, drive revenue and enhance development of the individual brands globally.

Prior to joining Rosewood, he was group vice president of marketing for The Peninsula Hotels following a year as director of sales and marketing for The Peninsula Shanghai.

Previously, he served as global marketing director for De Beers Diamond Jewellers, business development manager for the London-based developers Candy & Candy, and director of international premium products for American Express managing Centurion and Platinum card portfolios. He started his career as a strategy consultant with the Monitor Group in New York City.

“In the next few years, as Rosewood Hotel Group expands its global footprint, Robert’s international background and vast experience in luxury and hospitality will be an invaluable asset to our growing portfolio,” said Thuy Tranthi Rieder, group vice president of sales and marketing of Rosewood Hotel Group.