Sunway Motels & Resorts, the hospitality division of Malaysian conglomerate Sunway Group, in the present day introduced the appointment of André Scholl as Chief Govt Officer to guide the corporate’s progress technique, drive operational effectivity, and oversee the subsequent part of growth for the lodge group.
Scholl is a hospitality business skilled with over 30 years of management expertise, having labored for international lodge teams after beginning his profession in Switzerland. A Swiss nationwide, Scholl brings various worldwide publicity, sound enterprise acumen and successes in main a number of metropolis and resort properties, along with stand-alone and mixed-use city-center developments in main and secondary cities throughout Asia and Europe. His confirmed management and operational expertise within the hospitality sector together with his potential to enhance profitability, flip round property and construct cohesive groups can be beneficial for Sunway because it appears to be like to strengthen and increase its place in Malaysia and regionally.
Scholl’s duties will embrace strategic instructions for deliberate lodge expansions, renovations, new openings and re-development, together with re-engineering of working enterprise fashions in modified socio-political and financial landscapes. In his new capability as Chief Govt Officer, Scholl can be answerable for Sunway Motels & Resorts’ 11 motels and resorts in Malaysia, Cambodia and Vietnam, which represents over three,300 guestrooms, suites, serviced residences and luxurious villas; and a large number of conference, assembly and exhibition amenities.
His fast focus is to steer the corporate’s technique, improve its operational excellence and help the long run progress of its properties, maximizing the potential of the model’s footprint particularly within the conventional and new markets, and to realize better yield.
Scholl’s earlier function earlier than becoming a member of Sunway Motels & Resorts was the Group Senior Vice President of Operations for Regent Motels & Resorts the place he was answerable for the model’s operations for its motels in Taipei, Beijing, Berlin, Porto Montenegro and Chongqing; and steered the group’s new lodge developments in Harbin, Jakarta, Phu Quoc and Boston.
Previous to that, he served because the Vice President – Group Operations and subsequently as Chief Working Officer for the Marco Polo Motels, the place he was answerable for all 13 Marco Polo Motels in Hong Kong, China and Philippines. He additionally led the crew within the design growth and renovation of its new premium lodge assortment, Niccolo by Marco Polo.
Scholl has held quite a few senior management positions for main luxurious worldwide motels all through Asia, Center East and Europe, with manufacturers like Shangri-La, Conrad, Mandarin Oriental and Hilton Motels & Resorts. He attained his skilled qualification from Australia’s RMIT College in Enterprise Administration.