Mandarin Oriental Hotel Group Announces Senior Management Changes In The Americas

Hong Kong, 19 June 2013 – Mandarin Oriental Hotel Group has announced the appointment of Bart Stone as Group Director of Residences replacing Susanne Hatje who has moved to Mandarin Oriental, New York as General Manager. Mr Stone was the Group’s Vice President & Legal Counsel, The Americas. He assumed his new role from 1 June 2013 and is based in New York.

Mr Stone joined Mandarin Oriental in 2005 from the law firm, Thelen Reid & Priest in New York, where he was a lawyer specializing in commercial real estate. He was promoted to Group’s Vice President & Legal Counsel in 2008, and has been instrumental in all of the Group’s development projects in The Americas as well as handling general legal matters in the region. In his new role, he is responsible for all aspects of the Group’s global Residences at Mandarin Oriental projects in operation and under development.

Wendy Hansen, Legal Counsel, The Americas has been promoted to the position of Vice President & Legal Counsel for The Americas with effect from 1 June 2013, and remains in Atlanta. Prior to joining the Group in 2008, Ms Hansen was an Associate in the real estate department of the law firm of Kirkland & Ellis in San Francisco.

About Mandarin Oriental Hotel Group

Mandarin Oriental Hotel Group is the award-winning owner and operator of some of the most luxurious hotels, resorts and residences. Having grown from a well-respected Asian hotel company into a global brand, the Group now operates, or has under development, 43 hotels representing almost 11,000 rooms in 24 countries, with 20 hotels in Asia, nine in The Americas and 14 in Europe, Middle East and North Africa. In addition, the Group operates or has under development, 15 Residences at Mandarin Oriental connected to its properties.

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