Pan Pacific Hotels and Resorts announced the appointment of Ivan Lee as the General Manager of Pan Pacific Singapore, and Vice President, Area Operations with effect from 1 April 2008. Ivan takes over the reins from Scott Swank as the new General Manager at the Pan Pacific Singapore and will be managing the hotel and steering its continued success globally. Scott will focus on his role as Senior Vice President of Operations at the Pan Pacific Hotels and Resorts corporate office. Ivan’s role as Vice President, Area Operations will be progressively undertaken as Pan Pacific Hotels and Resorts grows.
A seasoned professional with more than 30 years in the hospitality industry, Ivan has held several senior leadership positions with a number of hotel companies. Ivan was formerly the Chief Executive for Sino Group’s hotel division and the Chief Executive Officer of The Fullerton Hotel, Singapore during its pre-opening. He was most recently the Vice President and General Manager of the Millennium Biltmore Hotel in Los Angeles.
“We are very pleased to have Ivan join Pan Pacific Hotels and Resorts. He brings extensive hospitality experience to the team, which will help in achieving greater operational excellence and growth for the Pan Pacific Singapore and the other Pan Pacific hotels and resorts,” said Mr Gwee Lian Kheng, Group President & CEO of Pan Pacific Hotels and Resorts.