Imagery courtesy of Langham Hospitality Group.
Langham Hospitality Group has employed Markus Aklin as vice chairman – growth, Asia Pacific, with a mission to speed up progress within the area.
The newest appointment follows the profitable opening of The Langham, Jakarta and the upcoming opening of The Langham, Gold Coast.
Strategic regional focus
Brett Butcher, CEO of Langham Hospitality Group mentioned: “South East Asia and the Pacific are vital regional markets the place we are able to improve our footprint and construct deeper relationships with house owners and buyers who will profit from a world owner-operator like Langham Hospitality Group.”
“Markus is a extremely revered growth skilled in Asia Pacific with an distinctive monitor document. He might be a useful asset to develop our manufacturers with builders and house owners within the area,” he added.
Market entry technique expertise
A Swiss nationwide, Aklin had led growth in Asia Pacific for over 10 years for Onyx Hospitality Group. As vice chairman, growth, he efficiently executed the market entry methods into eight areas. He commenced his profession within the area managing operations and pre-opening tasks in 2003.
Aklin has relocated to Hong Kong from Bangkok and can report on to the CEO.
He’s fluent in Thai, German, English and French. Graduating from the Swiss Resort Administration College Lucerne in Switzerland, Aklin has an EMBA from Sasin College of Administration, Bangkok, Thailand/Kellogg College of Administration Northwestern College Chicago, USA.