W Kuala Lumpur gets new GM

Marriott International has appointed Volker Burth as general manager of W Kuala Lumpur, replacing Christian Metzner who has moved to W Singapore – Sentosa Cove.

Burth has 17 years of experience in the hospitality industry under his belt, beginning his hospitality career with InterContinental Hotels Group completing assignments in Germany and the UK.

He then joined the Sheraton Jeddah Hotel in Saudi Arabia as director of F&B in 2012 and subsequently moved to the flagship properties at Sheraton Grand Sydney Hyde Park in Australia and W Bangkok in Thailand.

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