InterContinental Appoints Koopman To Shanghai GM Post

Michel KoopmanMichel Koopman has been appointed as general manager of the InterContinental Pudong Shanghai and regional general manager of InterContinental Hotels Group in Shanghai.

A native of Holland, Koopman is a graduate of Steigenberger Hotelberufsfachschule, Bad Reichenhall Germany, Higher Hotel School; The Hague Holand; and Cornell University. He began his career as a hotelier in 1984 at the Amsterdam Hilton. In 1990, he joined Hyatt International where he had a successful career, spanning Serbia, Indonesia, Japan and Australia.

Prior to joining the InterContinental Pudong Shanghai, Koopman worked at the Grand Hyatt Melbourne as general manager for the last 5 years.