From left: Nicholas Mulley, Linda Wang and Annette Graf
DESTINATION Asia has appointed Nicholas Mulley as group COO and executive director of Destination Asia China; Linda Wang as managing director of Destination Asia China; and Annette Graf as general manager of Destination Asia Myanmar.
In his new role as group COO, Mulley will be based in Shanghai and report directly to Destination Asia CEO & group managing director, James Reed. He will oversee all 11 country operations, the 29 offices of Destination Asia, IT services, HR functions and the group’s B2B platform, as well as assist Reed in plotting future expansion.
Mulley first joined the company as country manager for Destination Asia Myanmar in 2002. He moved to Saigon in 2004 to take up a position as business development & operations manager, and was promoted to managing director of Destination Asia China in 2006.
Previously the country manager for US wholesaler Pacific Delight Tours, Linda Wang joined Destination Asia in 2005 as general manager of Destination Asia China. In her new role as managing director, she will oversee the management of the company’s China operations, its offices in Beijing, Shanghai and Guilin, its expansion throughout the country, and the launch of its outbound division later this year.
Annette Graf will begin her role as general manager of Destination Asia Myanmar, based in Yangon, on November 1. She joined Destination Asia Cambodia as Siem Reap manager in 2008, and was previously based in Bangkok with a Thai inbound DMC.