Peter French, President, Raffles Hotels & Resorts, has announced the appointment of Christian Sack as General Manager, Raffles Beijing.
Christian moves within the Raffles family to Beijing from Raffles Grand Hotel d’Angkor, Siem Reap where he has been General Manager since 2011. Originally from Vienna, Christian has over 22 years of international experience working in five star hotels and resorts.
Peter French said “Over the last three years, Christian has become a key member of the Raffles family in Cambodia. He has led the team in Siem Reap to numerous successes, gaining invaluable experience which he will take with him to our heritage property in the Chinese capital. We wish him every success.”
Christian joined Raffles following five years with Shangri-La Hotels & Resorts where he held positions progressing from Executive Assistant Manager for Food & Beverage at Shangri-La Makati to Resident Manager at Shangri-La Sydney and most recently, Resident Manager at Shangri-La Tokyo.
Prior to his time with Shangri-La, he held prominent positions with Banyan Tree and Angsana in the Maldives and Grosvenor House in London. Christian’s career began with a degree in Hotel Management from Hotel Management School in Vienna, Austria and a first position with Vital Hotel Royal, Seefeld, Austria.