China: Oakwood Asia Pacific has appointed Neil Blenkharn as general manager of Oakwood Residence Damei Beijing.
Due to open in Q4 2016, Oakwood Residence Damei Beijing will be
the second Oakwood Residence property in the Chinese capital.
Located at the centre of Chatoyant, the property features 171 serviced apartments and is the only serviced apartment development in Beijing to have its own in-house natural spring water supply.
Blenkharn has previously held positions at as Sofitel, Ibis, Novotel, Hyatt, Four Seasons and Hilton. His career has included spells in 11 countries across four continents.
"We are heartened to welcome Neil into the Oakwood family as we work toward opening our second property in China's gateway city," said Dean Schreiber, managing director, Oakwood Asia Pacific. "As Oakwood continues to expand strategically in one of the world's key source markets, we look forward to the opening of Oakwood Residence Damei Beijing with Neil at the helm. The wealth of knowledge and experience he has to offer assures us that the Oakwood brand will continue to grow from strength to strength; cementing the position of Oakwood in the city in tandem with its award-winning sister property - Oakwood Residence Beijing."