October 5, 2022

Pan Pacific Hotels Group (PPHG) strengthens its regional management with the reorganisation of its operational leadership team as the Group expands across Asia-Pacific, Europe and North America.

Reporting directly to Choe Peng Sum, CEO of PPHG, the newly-appointed leaders are organised into five regional clusters.

From left: Margaret Paul, Richard Tan and Jeremy Aniere

Margaret Paul will steer the Group’s global launches as the vice president of pre-opening, overseeing a growing pipeline of hotels, resorts and serviced suites. She also takes on the role of vice president of operations for Oceania, where she will oversee six properties in Australia.

Prior to her new dual role, Paul was the general manager of Pan Pacific Singapore.

Richard Tan takes on the role of vice president of operations for Dhaka, Indo-China, Malaysia and Nairobi in addition to his current purview over PPHG’s properties in Malaysia and Indo-China (Vietnam, Myanmar, Thailand, and Cambodia).

Tan will drive the operational performance of the Group’s properties in Dhaka and Nairobi, and oversee 17 hotels, resorts and serviced suites. He has more than 25 years of experience managing serviced suites and hotels in Asia.

Jeremy Aniere assumes the role of vice president of operations for Singapore, excluding Pan Pacific Orchard. Aniere will also drive the operational processes, standards and performance of eight Singapore properties under PPHG.

Amassing over 25 years of international hotel experience, Aniere joined PPHG in December 2021 and helmed Pan Pacific Perth as general manager until June 2022. He was previously the vice president of operations for Accor Greater China (South China).

From left: Anne Golden and Marcel Holman

Anne Golden is the vice president of operations for the UK & North America where she will oversee the operational performance for a total of six properties in these regions. She is also general manager of Pan Pacific London.

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With more than 25 years of experience in hospitality, Golden was previously the regional vice president, operations and development with SBE Hospitality Group, London.

Marcel Holman joins as vice president of operations where he will oversee the operational performance of 13 properties across Indonesia, China and Japan. He takes on the role of general manager for Pan Pacific Orchard, Singapore, where he will helm the opening in 1H2023.

With over 35 years of experience in hospitality, Holman was regional vice president of operations – Greater China and managing director of The Langham Hong Kong prior to joining PPHG.