Langham Hotels International has appointed Stefan Heintze as general manager of The Langham, Yangtze Boutique, Shanghai.
Heintze was previously the director of brand for the hotel company and also served as director of development for special projects for the group. In this new role, Heintze's responsibilities will include overseeing the pre-opening and opening of the hotel.
A graduate of Lausanne Hotel School, Heintze brings a wealth of international experience to his position with a career spanning 18 years with international hotels and leading private clubs. He started his career with Kempinski Hotel Beijing Lufthansa Centre where he acquired valuable pre-opening experience and food and beverage development. He has also held senior roles at Dusit Group properties as well as pre-opening general manager of Palmerston Suites Tianjin Hotel.