W Hotels has appointed Greg Findlay to the role of General Manager at the W Seoul-Walkerhill, the first W Hotel in Asia.
Greg Findlay, a seasoned hotelier and management expert from New Zealand, has previously worked throughout Asia Pacific and as a General Manager in Indonesia, Thailand on two occasions and New Zealand since beginning his career with the Sheraton brand in New Zealand in 1992.
He had the opportunity to work with both the Sheraton and Westin brands prior to joining the W brand. Sheraton, Westin and W are all party of Starwood Hotels and Resorts Worldwide, Inc., one of the leading hotel and leisure companies with over 1,000 properties in 100 countries. Findlay was particularly recognized for the successful launch of The Westin Auckland in 2007 and The Westin Siray Bay Resort & Spa, Phuket in 2010.
Findlay, who makes a stylish impression studied Management and Marketing at Bond University in Queensland, Australia. Married with two daughters, he likes to spend his leisure time enjoying music and sports with his family. He is also a keen supporter of the New Zealand national rugby team, The All Blacks.
"I'm thrilled to be working with such a great team at W Seoul-Walkerhill, a leader of the W brand not only in Asia but worldwide. As one of the first successfully established W Hotels in Asia Pacific, we will continue to introduce new lifestyle experiences and present creative services to our guests," Findlay said. "I'm also excited to be working in Seoul, one of the most dynamic businesses, fashion and design led cities in Asia."W Seoul-Walkerhill, which has maintained a reputation for top notch service and leading trends since opening, is about to once again be refreshed with the newly appointed General Manager. Findlay's positive energy, passion and extensive knowledge in hotel management are sure to bring great things to the hotel.