LANGHAM HOSPITALITY GROUP APPOINTS FIRST DIRECTOR OF TALENT MANAGEMENT
November 17, 2011
Langham Hospitality Group has appointed Doris Kwong as the group's first Director of Talent Management, to nurture and develop staff as the global hotel operator continues to develop at a rapid pace.
Doris will be responsible for the talent development system that supports the growth of Langham Hospitality Group which includes The Langham, Langham Place and Eaton brands.
Sharon Cheng, Vice President – Human Resources said: "Doris will take our talent management to the next level. She will evolve our systems to support our company's growth along the "New Silk Road" and wherever we have a presence. Her role includes succession planning as well as colleague retention and training."
Doris joins the group from the banking and financial services industry. She has developed talent for institutions such as HSBC, KPMG and Dah Sing Group in Asia.
Her previous responsibilities have included delivering management and technical training programmes across all levels in Hong Kong and China. She established KPMG's training team in China as well as developed and implemented leadership courses for HSBC. At Dah Sing Group, she crafted the training roadmaps, built the Learning Management System and revamped the talent program for graduates and developed learning management systems.
She commenced her career as a Certified Public Accountant in auditing before moving into people management and development.
About Langham Hospitality Group
Langham Hospitality Group encompasses a family of distinctive hospitality brands which include hotels, resorts, residential serviced apartments, restaurants and spas, located on four continents.
It takes its name from the legendary Langham in London which was opened in 1865 as Europe's first Grand Hotel. For almost 150 years, this flagship hotel has represented sophisticated and gracious hospitality, a philosophy that reflects elegance in design, innovation in hospitality, genuine service and captivation of the senses across all properties.
The brands include the luxurious Langham and international five-star Langham Place, the upscale Eaton Luxe, midscale Eaton Smart and the award-winning Chuan Spa.
The Langham is where guests can enjoy service with poise and be enchanted by our innovation and traditions while Langham Place, the fun sibling of The Langham, is about living the 21st century through design, technology and attitude, epitomising stimulating and artistic hospitality.
Eaton, a premium member brand, aims to surprise and delight our guests with a value-for-money proposition that delivers a stylish, modern level of comfort with spirited, can-do service.
Currently 24 member hotels are open or in the pipeline across four continents.
Langham Hospitality Group is a wholly-owned subsidiary of Great Eagle Holdings (Stock Code: 0041) which was founded in 1963 and listed on the Hong Kong Stock Exchange in 1972.
Reservations for either Langham or Eaton properties can be made by logging onto langhamhospitalitygroup.com