4 January 2019, Hong Kong – Lanson Place Hospitality Management Limited (“Lanson Place”) is pleased to announce the appointment of Michael Hobson as Chief Executive Officer, effective 7 January 2019.
Lanson Place is the hospitality arm of Wing Tai Properties Limited (SEHK stock code: 369), currently managing award-winning luxury boutique hotel and premium serviced residences in Hong Kong, Shanghai, Chengdu, Kuala Lumpur, Singapore and Melbourne.
Commenting on this appointment, Edward Cheng, Chairman of Lanson Place and Deputy Chairman and Chief Executive of Wing Tai Properties Limited said “ Michael’s deep hospitality and brand experience will further strengthen the Group’s senior management team as well as the expansion of the Lanson Place brand so as to capture the business and leisure opportunities in today’s fast-growing hospitality market“.
Prior to joining Lanson Place, Michael was Chief Marketing Officer of the publicly listed Mandarin Oriental Hotel Group and has played a pivotal role in their global development and brand efforts over a career spanning 25 years.
About Lanson Place Hospitality Management Limited
Lanson Place is a wholly owned subsidiary of Wing Tai Properties Limited (Wing Tai), a publicly listed company in Hong Kong (HKEx stock code: 369). Wing Tai currently manages 9 properties (in which Wing Tai has equity in three) under the Lanson Place brand, comprising luxury Personal Hotels and Residences in Hong Kong, Shanghai, Chengdu, Kuala Lumpur and Singapore, as well as two upcoming properties in Manila and Melbourne (to be opened in 2022 and 2023 respectively).
Lanson Place provides comfortable, personal sanctuaries for extended stay guests at central locations in major global cities. Infused by a family-like service tradition, Lanson Place creates warm and sheltered places with a club-like feel where communities form and bond. Guests can enjoy a home-away-from-home experience.
The Group aims to grow the Lanson Place brand across the Asia-Pacific region and continues to explore both investment and management opportunities in major gateway cities.
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