Lanson Place appoints new group director of operations


Seasoned hotelier Paul Hugentobler has joined Lanson Place Hospitality Management as group director of operations.

He brings with him over 30 years of luxury hotel management experiences with international chains namely InterContinental and Hyatt International in over eight countries. He spent over 20 years in general manager roles and was responsible for directing project pre-opening and running hotel operations in various key Asian cities such as Shenzhen, Hong Kong, Macau, Taipei and Bali.


Prior to joining Lanson Place, he was the regional general manager of InterContinental managing 10 hotels in Shenzhen and the West Guangdong region.

In his new Hong Kong-based role, Hugentobler is responsible for overseeing Lanson Place Group’s operations in all regions including China, Hong Kong, Malaysia and Singapore; supervising and directing the group’s guest experience and IT functions, formulating and executing the group’s strategy, as well as expanding and monitoring the group’s business and financial performance, operations and pre-opening projects.

Hugentobler is a Swiss national fluent in English, French and Mandarin Chinese.

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