Singapore: Oakwood Worldwide has appointed Michael Price as director of operations South Asia and Southeast Asia.
Price will focus on "delivering operational excellence for 12
properties that are located in South and Southeast Asia
He will report to PG Mathew, Oakwood managing director, and will be dedicated to management of Oakwood branded properties under the Premier, Residence and Apartments brands.
His appointment follows that of Martin Fluck, who leads operations for 15 Oakwood branded properties located in North Asia.
Price brings more than 30 years of hospitality experience from across the Asia Pacific region and the US. During a previous spell with Oakwood, he was country manager for India and served as general manager for the Oakwood Premier Cozmo Jakarta, which received the company's "Property of the Year" award under his leadership. He has also held senior management and leadership roles with Fairmont Hotels & Resorts, InterContinental Hotels Group and Westin Hotels & Resorts. He will operate out of the Oakwood office in Singapore.
PG Mathew said: "We look forward to working again with Michael given his tremendous record of service and performance with us. His years of hospitality expertise will help take our operations to the next level as the Oakwood brand continues to develop and expand in the region."