Key appointments: Parkroyal, Outrigger, Pan Pacific Perth


Parkroyal announces two appointments in Sydney

Pan Pacific Hotels Group has appointed Jeroen Meijer as Cluster Managing Director, Sydney, overseeing Parkroyal Darling Harbour, Sydney and Parkroyal Parramatta.

Meijer’s promotion follows a five-year tenure with the Parkroyal brand, which he joined in 2017 as hotel manager of Parkroyal Darling Harbour, Sydney, before becoming general manager in 2019.

Jeroen Meijer

“As one of Western Sydney’s premier hotels, Parkroyal Parramatta has played a fundamental role in the community,” said Meijer.

“I am delighted with this additional opportunity within Greater Sydney to continue to nurture relationships and build local partnerships, as the city continues to grow.”

During his hospitality career, Meijer worked at Pan Pacific Melbourne, Hilton Melbourne South Wharf, and was a board member of Tourism Accommodation Australia.

Hans Joachim

Parkroyal also announced the promotion of Hans Joachim from Parkroyal Parramatta Operations Manager to Hotel Manager.

Having worked at the hotel in a variety of roles for almost 20 years, this role will see Joachim lead the day-to-day operations of the hotel and support Meijer as Cluster General Manager, Sydney.

Pan Pacific Perth appoints new chief executive

Pan Pacific Perth has welcomed Paul Flett as Managing Director.

Flett, who moved to Perth from Sydney to run the luxury hotel, brings over 30 years of hospitality experience, including 10 with the Pan Pacific Hotels group in Australia and South Asia.

“Since my first visit to Perth in 2013, this iconic hotel has long been an asset to Western Australia, and the opportunity to take the reins was too good to pass up,” said Flett.

“I look forward to working with my team and the Perth community to ensure WA’s hotel and hospitality industry continues to thrive.”

His most recent role was as Managing Director at Parkroyal Parramatta, following a two-year stint at Pan Pacific Sonargaon Dhaka. He also previously worked as Managing Director of Parkroyal Darling Harbor and held senior roles for InterContinental Hotels Group in the Northern Territory and Queensland.

“We know that Paul, who has held various Managing Director positions within the Pan Pacific Hotel Group, will further build on the excellent work he has done to cement Pan Pacific Perth’s position as one of the leading luxury hotels on the market. market,” said the chief operating officer of the Pan Pacific Hotels group. Officer, Neo Soon Hup.

Outrigger strengthens the management team

Outrigger Hospitality Group has announced four key leadership appointments to support its long-term growth strategy.

Mike Shaf

Mike Shaff, who first joined Outrigger in 2017 as Vice President of Operations for Waikīkī, will lead hotel and resort operations for the Americas region as Senior Vice President of Operations, Americas .

Jenna Villalobos has been named Senior Vice President Commercial Strategy, covering both corporate and real estate.

Jenna Villalobos

She joined Outrigger in 2017 as Vice President, Revenue Management, overseeing all Outrigger properties in Hawaii, Fiji, Thailand, Mauritius and the Maldives. She brings 25 years of experience in total revenue management and booking sales.

Tony Pedroni will lead all hotel operations in the Asia-Pacific region in his new role as Vice President of Operations – APAC. Pedroni joined Outrigger in 2013 as General Manager of the former Outrigger Laguna Phuket Beach Resort.

Tony Pedroni

He had a long career in global hospitality working for JW Marriott, the Renaissance in South Korea and the Waiohai Beach Club at Marriott Vacation Club Resort in Hawai’i.

Jason Zvatora takes on the role of Vice President of Business Strategy – APAC, returning to Outrigger after a short hiatus as Chief Operating Officer at Next Story Group.

Jason Zvatora

Zvatora, who has nearly 20 years of operational and business leadership experience, will continue to be based in Australia. He will drive high-end revenue strategies and lead the real estate commercial teams.

“As Outrigger continues its strategic expansion, putting its feet in the sand with new resorts around the world, having the right leadership team is imperative,” said Jeff Wagoner, President and CEO. of Outrigger Hospitality Group.

“From operations to revenue management – I have full confidence in the expertise of Mike, Jenna, Tony and Jason to lead Outrigger in our mission to be the world’s leading resort brand.”


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