Langdon picked to head Mövenpick's new development role
Dubai, May 8, 2017
Mövenpick Hotels & Resorts has appointed senior vice president Asia Andrew Langdon as chief development officer, a new role that was carved out to drive the growth and expansion of the Swiss hospitality brand in key targeted destinations.
Asia remains a key expansion market for the Swiss hospitality group and Langdon’s focus will continue to be on the region while driving growth opportunities in the Middle East, Africa and Europe to meet the company’s global vision of operating more than 100 properties by 2020.
“We are well under way to exceeding our 2020 target with 36 properties planned or under construction to add to the 83 hotels we currently operate, furthermore we are well on the way to reaching our objective of signing upto an additional 20 more hotels and resorts in 2017 alone,” said Langdon.
“Asia will continue to be central to our growth strategy with recent milestones accomplished with the opening of Bali, Indonesia, Colombo, Sri Lanka and Bangkok, Thailand, already this year, with a further five hotels to open in the Philippines, China and three more in Thailand in 2017.”