Prior to this, he was General Manager Sales & Marketing at LNH Hospitality in Guangzhou.
A Canadian national, Jackson has worked in several countries including Hong Kong, Canada, Australia and China. He began his career in 1982 at Holiday Inn Golden Mile, Hong Kong and has since, accumulated a wealth of experience in hospitality as well as sales and marketing. 20 years of his 28-year career have been in executive positions in five star deluxe properties. His recent tenures have been senior management positions with Mirage Hotel in Urumqi, Xinjiang, the Intercontinental in Shenyang and Beijing Marriot Hotel West.
The 234-room Swissôtel Foshan is one of four Swissôtel Hotels & Resorts’ properties in China. It joins Swissôtel Beijing Hong Kong Macau Centre which was the Swiss hospitality pioneer’s first property in China, Swissôtel Kunshan and Swissôtel Grand Shanghai, which also opened in 2008.