FRANCOIS Sigrist has been appointed the new general manager of Parkroyal Penang.
Sigrist was previously the general manager of the Meritus Pelangi in Langkawi.
He started his hotel career in 1982 as a management trainee with Four Seasons Hotels in Houston and San Francisco in the United States. He later joined the Inter-Continental Hotel Group in Geneva and Bangkok.
Between 1991 and 2002, Sigrist worked in Malaysia, first with Shangri-La in Kuala Lumpur and then as the general manager of Equatorial Hotel, Penang. Prior to joining the Meritus Pelangi, he was the general manager of Sunway Hotel in Hanoi.
Source : STAR
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