Rosewood Hotel Group has announced the appointments of Soo Jeong Lee, Simon Gilkes and Priya Kapoor to its leadership team.
Rosewood has bolstered its leadership team during this period of continued global growth and expansion for the group with two internal promotions and a new external arrival.
Soo Jeong Lee has been promoted to Vice-President of Design, overseeing the design vision and standards for the European, Middle Eastern, and African regions. Prior to her promotion, she first joined Rosewood as Senior Corporate Director of Design in 2017. The Rhode Island School of Design graduate has worked in the field since 2005 and has previous experiences in senior design roles at Yabu Pushelberg and Chanel.
Simon Gilkes has been promoted to Senior Director of Commercial, overseeing the European, Middle Eastern, African, and Caribbean regions. He joined Rosewood Hong Kong in 2018 as Director of Sales and Marketing. After achieving a Bsc in Hotel and Catering Management in 1996, Gilkes started his career in sales at Boca Raton Resort & Club. Prior to working for Rosewood, he held senior commercial and marketing positions at hospitality companies such as St. Regis Hotel, The Savoy, Mondrian London and sbe Hotels London.
Priya Kapoor joins Rosewood as its new Vice-President of Digital, where she will oversee digital, eCommerce, and customer experience across all group brands. Kapoor has 15 years’ experience in the field of digital, and was most recently Director, Head of Digital Strategy at KLKTN. She previously held leadership roles at Ogilvy & Mather, Mattel, and L’Oréal.
It is exciting to see our leadership team grow and evolve with the well-deserved appointments of Priya, Soo Jeong and Simon to their new positions. Each of their roles is critical to the strategic expansion of the group, and I am entirely confident in their abilities to lead their teams to great success as we continue to affirm Rosewood as a leader in the luxury lifestyle space.
Radha Arora, President of Rosewood Hotels & Resorts
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