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Mandarin Oriental, Singapore appointed Philipp C. Knuepfer as General Manager

A fan of outdoor sports, motorsports and literature, Mr Knuepfer is no stranger to Singapore having previously served at Mandarin Oriental, Singapore as Executive Assistant Manager from 2008 to 2012.

SINGAPORE – Mandarin Oriental, Singapore announced the appointment of Philipp C. Knuepfer as General Manager.

Mr Knuepfer was previously General Manager of Mandarin Oriental, Boston and was responsible for the most extensive renovation in the hotel’s history, including the development of new Food & Beverage and Wellness concepts, successfully positioning the property as one of the finest hotels in North America. Prior to this, he held senior positions with the Group in Honolulu, Kuala Lumpur, Chiang Mai, Singapore, Taipei and Washington D.C.

A German national, Mr Knuepfer attained his Hotel Management degree at the International School for Hotel & Catering Business in Germany and is a graduate of the Cornell Hotel School in Ithaca, New York. He holds an MBA from RMIT University in Melbourne, Australia and completed advanced leadership education at the London Business School and Columbia Business School.

A fan of outdoor sports, motorsports and literature, Mr Knuepfer is no stranger to Singapore having previously served at Mandarin Oriental, Singapore as Executive Assistant Manager from 2008 to 2012.

It is indeed a great pleasure to return to Mandarin Oriental, Singapore and this beautiful city we call home. I look forward to the exciting journey working with my colleagues to elevate the Group’s flagship hotel in Singapore to greater heights, enhancing the bespoke guest experiences and expanding our World of Fans,” said Mr Knuepfer.

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