The Shangri-La Hotels in Hong Kong are pleased to announce two new General Manager appointments at Island Shangri-La and Kowloon Shangri-La in Hong Kong, effective 1 August 2020.
Mr Juergen Doerr has been appointed as the General Manager of Island Shangri-La, Hong Kong, while continuing his role as Vice-President, Operations (Hong Kong & Taiwan), effective 1 August 2020. Mr Doerr has been with the group for over 21 years, previously holding the title of General Manager at Kowloon Shangri-La. In his new capacity, Mr Doerr will oversee the daily operation of Island Shangri-La, including an extensive asset enhancement of the Club floors, coinciding with the 30th anniversary of the hotel, due to launch at the end of 2020.
A German native, Mr Doerr is a well-versed hotelier with almost three decades’ work experience in the hotel industry. He joined the Shangri-La Group in 1999, assuming the position of Director of Food and Beverage at Shangri-La’s Tanjung Aru Resort & Spa, Kota Kinabalu in Indonesia. In the following 10 years, he moved across other Shangri-La properties in major South East Asian destinations, including Singapore, Taipei, Mactan and Jakarta. This is his sixth general-manager post within the Shangri-La Group.
Mr Ulf Bremer will be moving from Island Shangri-La to Kowloon Shangri-La as General Manager to lead the hotel. Mr Bremer, having been with the Shangri-La Group for 20 years, is looking forward to being of service to the hotel guests at Kowloon Shangri-La where he was the General Manager from 2014 to 2017.
Mr Bremer, also a German native, has worked at a number of flagship Shangri-La properties over the course of his 20-year career with the group, including Pudong Shangri-La, Shanghai, Far Eastern Plaza Hotel, Taipei, Shangri-La’s Tanjung Aru Resort & Spa, Kota Kinabalu, Kerry Hotel, Beijing, Shangri-La Hotel, Jakarta, and Shangri-La Hotel, Qaryat Al Beri Abu Dhabi. Aside from this, he has also held a number of positions at international luxury hotel groups in Japan, Germany, England, Saudi Arabia, China and South East Asia.