Ascott’s new country general manager

(#wanderlusttips #Ascott) The Ascott Limited (Ascott) has appointed Ms Lew Yen Ping, a hospitality industry veteran, as its Country General Manager for Vietnam to manage Ascott’s operations and ensure the robust growth of its serviced residence business in Vietnam.

Ms Lew succeeds Mr Mark Chan who has been appointed as Area General Manager, South China and Vice President, Special Projects from June 1, 2016.

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Mr Tony Soh, Ascott’s Chief Corporate Officer who oversees the company’s business and operations, said: “Ms Lew has amassed 25 years of experience in the international hospitality sector. No stranger to Ascott, Ms Lew has been working in Vietnam since 2011 and has played a pivotal role in expanding the company’s business in North Vietnam. She led the team in constantly improving operational efficiency and consistently achieving excellent profits across Ascott’s properties in North Vietnam. Ms Lew will now step up and take onthe leading role in enhancing Ascott’s business performance as well as growing our presencein the country.”

Before Ascott, Ms Lew held senior appointments with international hotel groups and organisations in Malaysia, Singapore, China, Philippines, Thailand, Japan, and USA. She studied in the USA and earned her master’s degree in Australia.

Ms Lew said: “I am delighted to take on this exciting role. I am honored to lead the Vietnam team and bring Ascott to greater heights under my leadership. Ascott pioneered the serviced residence industry in the country 22 years ago and we have successfully established Somerset as strong, award-winning brand. We are committed to offering the perfect accommodation for business and leisure travellers in Vietnam and we will soon introduce the premium Ascott The Residence brand as well as Citadines’ Apart ‘hotel to the country this year.”

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