Saturday, January 19, 2019

Pan Pacific Hotels Group appoints new GM, Pan Pacific Perth

With a career spanning more than 25 years, Rob Weeden is a highly experienced hospitality professional who has held leadership positions both domestically and abroad.

Prior to joining Pan Pacific Hotels Group, he was Vice President, Sales and Marketing at Shangri-La Hotels & Resorts, and was EMEA, based out of Dubai, United Arab Emirates since 2012.  

During his time at Shangri-La Hotels & Resorts, Rob took on several senior roles where he acquired a deep understanding of hotel operations. He has headed up Shangri-La Hotel Cairns and Traders Hotel Kuala Lumpur as General Manager in 2008 and 2011 respectively, and combines his operations expertise with a strong background in sales and marketing, having worked as Director of Sales & Marketing for several properties under the group in Malaysia and Australia.

 “We are delighted to have Rob join Pan Pacific Hotels Group. He brings extensive sales and marketing knowledge as well as a depth of operations experience. Perth is an exciting and competitive market and we look forward to seeing Rob further cement Pan Pacific Perth’s position as one of the leading hotels in Western Australia,” said Kurt Otto Wehinger, Area General Manager Oceania of Pan Pacific Hotels Group.

“I am privileged and excited to join the Pan Pacific Perth, a West Australian landmark property. It has a fabulous reputation and a committed team which is achieving excellent results.  At Pan Pacific, we provide dependable places which integrate warm people and thoughtful processes, so our guests have what they need when they travel. We will continuously innovate and make solutions work for our guests as our competitive advantage,” said Weeden.

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