Pan Pacific appoints new GMs
Singapore – 28 August 2017 –
Pan Pacific Hotels Group appoints Craig Syphers as general manager of the PARKROYAL on Beach Road, Singapore, and Andrew Donadel as general manager of the Pan Pacific Orchard, Singapore.
Syphers joined Pan Pacific Hotels Group as GM of PARKROYAL Melbourne Airport in 2013 and was transferred to Pan Pacific Orchard, Singapore, two years later. During his tenure at PARKROYAL Melbourne Airport, he strengthened the hotel’s positioning as one of the leading airport hotels in the region which led to it being named Best Airport Hotel, Australia/Pacific at the Skytrax World Airport Awards for two consecutive years.
While he was at Pan Pacific Orchard, Singapore, the hotel’s all-day dining restaurant, 10 at Claymore, won several dining awards including the World Luxury Restaurant Awards and Singapore Tatler’s Best Restaurants.
Prior to joining the Group, Craig had worked at several international hotels in his native Australia and New Zealand.
Donadel began his career with the group in 2013 as GM of Pan Pacific Serviced Suites Beach Road, Singapore and PARKROYAL Serviced Suites, Singapore. In 2014, he moved to Ho Chi Minh City in Vietnam to head up PARKROYAL Saigon.
An Australian, Donadel started his hospitality career with The Westin Sydney and Montreal Marriott Chateau Champlain before moving to Ascott International, where he spent six years managing Somerset, Citadines and Ascott serviced residences in Singapore and Australia.