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New Executive Appointments at Fairmont Singapore and Swissôtel The Stamford

Fairmont Singapore & Swissôtel The Stamford has announced Ng Sok Hia’s promotion to the position of Executive Assistant Manager, Sales & Marketing for the hotel complex. Sok Hia who was previously the Director of Sales & Marketing for the sister properties, leads the integrated Sales & Marketing efforts as well as drives the Revenue Management of both Fairmont Singapore & Swissôtel The Stamford, one of the largest hotel complex in Singapore with an inventory of 2,030 guestrooms, 15 award-winning food & beverage outlets, the 70,000sq.ft Raffles City Convention Centre and Willow Stream Spa - one of the largest luxury spas in Asia.

"It gives me great pleasure to announce Sok Hia’s promotion,” said Aiden McAuley, Managing Director of Fairmont Singapore & Swissôtel The Stamford, "We know her unparalleled acumen in Sales & Marketing and proven track record will bring continued success to our two properties here in Singapore.”

Epicurean veteran

Epicurean veteran Jonathan Wright from Shropshire, England will take over the culinary leadership reins for both Fairmont Singapore & Swissôtel The Stamford as the new Director of Kitchens. Wright brings a depth and breadth of gastronomic and hospitality experience to the position, with over 25 years of award-winning and industry proven culinary experience.

In his new role, Wright will oversee the two hotels’ culinary operations, including menu and recipe development, training and food production for all food and beverage outlets including critically-acclaimed JAAN, ranked No. 22 in San Pellegrino’s 2013 Asia’s 50 Best Restaurants List, Mikuni, the iconic Prego and Szechuan Court, as well as the entire Equinox Complex. He will also be proving strategic catering and banquet support for the hotels’ function spaces at the Raffles City Convention Centre.

“With so many exciting branding events and PR campaigns for Fairmont Singapore & Swissotel The Stamford’s stable of award-winning and iconic culinary destinations and bars, we are thrilled to have Jonathan taking the helm, and we look forward to his insight and experience to guide us through our food & beverage programme’s exciting evolution,” said McAuley.

Pictured: Ng Sok Hia, Executive Assistant Manager, Sales & Marketing