Jurgen Bemmerl Executive chef Langham Place Hotel Mr Bemmerl started his career 20 years ago in Germany and moved to Asia in 1995, joining the Hyatt Regency as sous chef. He then took up the position of executive sous chef at the Portman Ritz-Carlton Shanghai from 1998 to 2001. He was executive chef at the Ritz-Carlton Hong Kong from 2001 before his appointment as executive chef of the Langham Place Hotel. Kitty Tang Director of catering Langham Place Hotel Ms Tang has more than 16 years of experience in hotel catering and banquet sales. After graduating from Hong Kong Polytechnic University, she held positions in the banquet departments of several hotels including the Hong Kong Hilton, the Excelsior, the Omni Hong Kong Hotel, the Furama Hotel and Regal Hotels. Before joining Langham Place, she was director of catering at the New World Renaissance Hotel. Andrew Ooi General manager Cosmopolitan Hotel Hong Kong Before joining Cosmopolitan, Mr Ooi was with Langham Hotels International as general manager of Eaton Hotel. He joined the group in 1989, building the property from scratch. Adding to his list of hotel pre-opening projects is the Mandarin Oriental in Kuala Lumpur. He also worked with Mandarin Oriental in Hong Kong and Macau and Hilton International in Kuala Lumpur. Glenn Bautista Hospitality manager Langham Hotel Hong Kong Mr Bautista has been promoted to hospitality manager from club floor manager. He joined the hotel in 1998, when it was the former Great Eagle Hotel. He has a bachelor's degree in tourism from the University of the Philippines. As hospitality manager, he will be the service quality controller, ensuring strict compliance with the Leading Hotels of the World standards and an ambassador to guests and patrons. Vincent Tan Managing director, Sri Lanka APL Mr Tan will oversee all aspects of APL's business in Sri Lanka from the company's base in Colombo. He joined APL's parent company, Singapore-based Neptune Orient Lines, as a graduate trainee in 1992 and has since held various senior roles. Most recently, Mr Tan was based in Singapore as director for westbound Asia-Europe trade. Jorgen Christensen Director of sales and marketing Langham Place Hotel Before joining the hotel, Mr Christensen was director of sales and marketing at the Sofitel Royal Angkor Hotel & Spa in Siem Reap, Cambodia. He also worked with FPDSavills Hotels & Leisure in Hong Kong, where he managed the newly created hotel consultant and brokerage division, focusing primarily on Thailand, Hong Kong, China, Malaysia and Singapore. Bim Cheung Concierge club floor manager Langham Hotel Hong Kong Ms Cheung is responsible for enhancing service on the club-style floors for executives. She joins from the Noosa Lakes Resort and the Noosa Convention and Exhibition Centre in Queensland, Australia, where as conference and events manager she worked through a brand change and was part of the team that won a Meetings Industry Association Award for the Event of the Year, the 2003 Jaguar Rally.