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Pan Pacific Hotels Group appoints Dean Rossilli as General Manager of Pan Pacific Orchard after the hotel's S$10million rejuvenation

Published Date: 13 December 2012

Singapore, 13 December 2012 – Pan Pacific Hotels Group has appointed Dean Rossilli as the new General Manager of Pan Pacific Orchard in Singapore.

Dean RossilliAs part of the Group's brand refreshment journey, the 206-room hotel recently underwent a S$10 million rejuvenation of its guest rooms, restaurants and facilities to align the guest experience to the refreshed Pan Pacific proposition. In his new role, Dean will lead the hotel team to achieve new targets in customer sales, guest satisfaction and associate engagement.

An Australia, Dean has more than 20 years of industry experience in Malaysia, Australia, United States and United Kingdom, where he oversaw diverse operational units at luxury hotels, covering the areas of Sales and Marketing, Reservation and Revenue, Rooms Division as well as Operations.

Dean began his hospitality career in Australia under Sheraton and in the United States under Renaissance Hotels and Resorts. He then moved on to the MacDonald Hotels and Marriott Hotels in the United Kingdom where most significantly, he steered several extensive refurbishment projects with much success in his various capacities as General Manager, Operations Manager and Rooms Division Manager.

Prior to joining Pan Pacific Hotels Group, Dean was Regional General Manager of Thistle/Guoman Hotels and Resorts in Malaysia, where he assumed critical responsibilities that included the evaluation of hotel investment opportunities; development and monitoring of financial and operations plans; as well as overseeing marketing, media relations, community engagement and human resources for the Group's hotels across the country. Under his leadership, these establishments won several accolades from the Malaysian Ministry of Tourism.

"We are excited to welcome Dean on board to helm the rejuvenated Pan Pacific Orchard. With his diverse international industry experience, proven leadership capabilities and enthusiasm, Dean will be able to deliver upon the desired results and we look forward to him enhancing the performance of the hotel and its team," said A. Patrick Imbardelli, President and CEO, Pan Pacific Hotels Group.


About Pan Pacific Hotels Group
Pan Pacific Hotels Group is a wholly-owned hotel subsidiary of Singapore-listed UOL Group Limited, one of Asia's most established hotel and property companies with an outstanding portfolio of investment and development properties. Based in Singapore, Pan Pacific Hotels Group owns and/or manages over 30 hotels, resorts and serviced suites with over 10,000 rooms including those under development in Asia, Oceania and North America. The Group comprises two acclaimed brands: Pan Pacific and PARKROYAL. Pan Pacific is a leading brand in Asia and the Pacific Rim with hotels offering premium accommodations and services. PARKROYAL is a collection of comfortable leisure and business hotels and resorts located in the heart of cities and interesting locales across Asia Pacific. For more information, visit

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