Jerry John Appointed as General Manager of Banyan Tree Macau

Banyan Tree Hotels and Resorts has announced the appointment of Mr. Jerry John as General Manager of Banyan Tree Macau with effect from March 2014.

Banyan Tree Hotels and Resorts has announced the appointment of Mr. Jerry John as General Manager of Banyan Tree Macau with effect from March 2014.

In his role as General Manager for Banyan Tree Macau, Jerry will primarily be accountable for leading the team to ensure delivery of expected financial and operational results and that the Group's standards are complied with. He is also accountable for maintaining effective relations with the owning company.

Prior to joining Banyan Tree Macau, Jerry held the position of General Manager at Angsana Laguna Phuket in Thailand since 2011. Under his stewardship, Angsana Laguna Phuket underwent a full renovation and successful re-branding, which is now the flagship of the group's Angsana brand.

Jerry hails from Melbourne, Australia, is a veteran hotelier with over 20 years of experience in the hospitality industry. He joined Banyan Tree Hotels & Resorts in 2008 as Resident Manager at the Banyan Tree Phuket. Since then, Jerry has become a key member of the group's senior management team.

Jerry started his career with Sol Melia in Malaysia and, prior to joining Banyan Tree Hotels & Resorts, garnered invaluable experience working with international hospitality brands such as Le Meridien, Nikko Hotels and Pacific Islands Club.

"I am thrilled to be joining the team at Banyan Tree Macau. I look forward to bringing to bear my international expertise and to continuing to strengthen the resort's position as market leader both locally and internationally," says Jerry.

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About Banyan Tree Hotels and Resorts
The leading international operator in the boutique resort, residences and spa industry, Banyan Tree offers a signature blend of romance and travel with a green conscience. The philosophy behind the hotels, resorts, residences, spas, retail galleries and destination club is based on rejuvenation of the body, mind and soul - a Sanctuary for the Senses. Angsana Hotels and Resorts is the ideal complement to Banyan Tree, comprising contemporary, chic and ecologically sensitive retreats. Based in areas of outstanding natural beauty and exciting city hubs, Angsana hotels, resorts, residences, spas and retail galleries reflect the spirit and communities of their environment.

To date, the Banyan Tree Group manages and/or has ownership interests in over 30 resorts and hotels, over 60 spas, 80 retail galleries; as well as three golf courses.

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