Hilton announce Scott Thomson as Cluster General Manager
Hilton (NYSE: HLT) have announced Scott Thomson as Cluster General Manager for Hilton Auckland & Hilton Lake Taupo.
With a hospitality career spanning more than 25 years, Scott Thomson joins Hilton Auckland & Hilton Lake Taupo from his most recent role as General Manager of Hilton Taipei. It was there that Scott oversaw the opening of the 400-room property and conversion of a 3,100sqm meetings and event centre which proved to be an integral component of the hotel’s continued success.
Previously, Scott held various general manager roles, including cluster responsibilities, in Hong Kong, Mumbai and New Delhi. At Hilton Auckland, he will be responsible for the 187-room property inclusive of 21 new guest rooms and suites that opened earlier this year on level eight of the hotel and Hilton Lake Taupo, consisting of 113 guest rooms and suites.
“We are delighted to welcome Scott back to his home country of New Zealand and into the role of Cluster General Manager at Hilton Auckland & Hilton Lake Taupo,” said Heidi Kunkel, vice president, operations, Australasia.
“Throughout his extensive career with Hilton, Scott has proven himself as to be an extremely valued member of the leadership team. He prides himself on improving results through quality initiatives and people management and will no doubt lead our Team Members to great success in delivering exceptional Hilton hospitality.”
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