Starwood Hotels and Resorts has announced the executive committee appointments for the soon-to-open Westin Hefei Baohe, including Paul M. Cunningham as the new general manager and Gabriel Lo as executive assistant manager.
A UK citizen, Paul M. Cunningham started his hotel career at Claridges Hotel in London, and gained experience through a variety of senior management positions with several leading hotel chains in the UK and Asia. His ten-year tenure in Starwood, included postings at The St. Regis Beijing and W Seoul Walkerhill. He joins the Westin Hefei from the Westin Beijing Financial Street where he held the position of hotel manager.
Gabriel Lo originates from Malaysia and has over 15 years experience in the hospitality industry with a focus on sales and marketing. He came to China and joined the Starwood Hotels & Resorts Group at the end of 2005 as the director of sales and marketing of Sheraton Guilin, and was promoted to executive assistant manager, sales and marketing.