Mandarin Oriental Hotel Group has announced the appointments of Martin Schnider as General Manager of Mandarin Oriental, Doha, and Jill Goh as General Manager of Mandarin Oriental, Macau. Both appointments are effective immediately.
Martin Schnider joins the Doha property, which is scheduled to open in 2016, from Mandarin Oriental, Macau where he has held the position of General Manager since 2008. Prior to this, Mr Schnider was Hotel Manager of Mandarin Oriental, Tokyo.
Martin began his career with the Group at Mandarin Oriental, Singapore in 1994, progressing from there to Assistant Food and Beverage Manager of Mandarin Oriental, Manila, before joining Mandarin Oriental, Kuala Lumpur in 2000. It was here that Martin moved from Food and Beverage to a Resident Manager position in 2005.
Martin then oversaw Mandarin Oriental Majapahit, Surabaya as General Manager, where he successfully led the handover process of the hotel to new shareholders.
Jill Goh succeeds Mr Schnider as General Manager of Mandarin Oriental, Macau. Jill began her career with the Group in Singapore in 1993, working her way up through the rooms division to become Director of Rooms in 2000, and eventually Resident Manager in 2006.
Most recently, Jill was Resident Manager of Mandarin Oriental Hyde Park, London before taking on the role of Corporate Operations Manager, Asia based in Hong Kong in 2013.
“Both Martin and Jill are renowned for focusing on excellence in all aspects of hotel operations, and have a record for maintaining superb service and product quality. Their long tenure with the Group, gives them both an in-depth knowledge of the brand, which is key to their continued success,” said Paul Clark, Mandarin Oriental Hotel Group Director of Human Resources. “We are delighted to welcome them both to their respective positions,” he added.