Kosmopolito Hotels International Ltd announced the new appointments of Mr Chui Yue Bond as Chief Financial Officer and Katie Hoo as Director of Marketing and Communications.
CFO Chui will be based in KHI’s Hong Kong corporate office and will assume the leadership in overseeing the corporate and operational finance, tax, treasury, investor relations and risk management for KHI Group and its hotel properties.
He will be responsible for developing long- and short-term strategies as well as the financial operating model with a specific focus on financial maximization and efficiency. His background includes 15 years of international experience in financial risk management, strategic and financial planning, as well as mergers and acquisitions expertise from leading global organizations across Asia Pacific and North America.
He has also served held senior appointments in Pricoa Relocation Hong Kong Ltd, Deloitte Consulting (Hong Kong) Ltd, PricewaterhouseCoopers LLP and Ernst & Young LLP in Toronto, Canada. “As KHI moves forward, we are committed to our objective of expanding our hotel portfolio, enhancing our stakeholder value and improving our competitiveness in the hospitality industry. Being a fast-growing hotel developer, owner and operator in Asia, KHI is disciplined about our ‘Chinese wallet’ strategy to bring the Asian inspired experience to the world,” said Winnie Chiu, President-elect of KHI.
Katie, with more than 20 years experience in the hospitality industry, will be based at KHI’s corporate office in Kuala Lumpur and reporting directly to the Group’s Senior Vice President of Sales and Marketing. She will be managing the Group’s strategic marketing activities, formulating and implementing marketing plans, and developing timely public relations initiatives. She brings along with her hands-on leadership in marketing international hotel chains (Sutera Harbour Resort, Kota Kinabalu; Hotel Nikko Kuala Lumpur; Parkroyal Kuala Lumpur; Shangri-La Hotel Kuala Lumpur), expertise in developing and executing marketing and communications plan, as well as executing social media networking programs.
Brands under the wings of KHI include the Boutique Series by Kosmopolito, Grand Dorsett, Dorsett Regency Hotels & Resorts, and Silka Hotels.