Hilton Shanghai Hongqiao Appoints Michael Williamson as General Manager

2012-11-10 12:20 2428

SHANGHAI, Nov. 10, 2012 /PRNewswire/ -- Hilton Shanghai Hongqiao today announced appointment of Michael Williamson as general manager.

Michael Williamson, General Manager, Hilton Shanghai Hongqiao
Michael Williamson, General Manager,
Hilton Shanghai Hongqiao

Michael's experience in the hospitality industry spans nearly 30 years, of which the last 17 years with Hilton Hotels & Resorts. Until taking over the helm at Hilton Shanghai Hongqiao, Michael was the general manager of various prestigious Hilton hotels in London, including Hilton London Hyde Park, Hilton London Green Park, Hilton London Paddington and Hilton London Euston. Over the years, Michael built a consistent track-record of hospitality & commercial succeed as well as overseeing major refurbishment projects.

During his career, Michael has worked in the United Kingdom, Belgium, Romania, the Netherlands and Dubai. He has held positions in revenue management, business development and hotel operations.

A native of England, Mr Williamson attended Durham and Newcastle Universities and holds diplomas in Business Administration, Hotel Management & Catering Administration as well as a BA Hons in Politics.

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