Hilton Petaling Jaya in Malaysia appoints new GM
PETALING JAYA, Malaysia – Hilton Worldwide today announced the appointment of Charles Marshall as general manager of Hilton Petaling Jaya.
PETALING JAYA, Malaysia – Hilton Worldwide today announced the appointment of Charles Marshall as general manager of Hilton Petaling Jaya. Marshall will continue to grow the hotel’s business with the refurbished guest rooms, executive lounge and ballroom.
Marshall has over 30 years’ experience in International Hospitality across the geographic regions of Europe, Mediterranean, Africa and Asia.
Marshall’s career in international hotels progressed through various positions in Food and Beverage in London, South Africa and the Mediterranean followed by Resident Manager in London and General Manager at George InterContinental Edinburgh.
Marshall has been in Asia since 1999 as pre-opening General Manager for Hotel InterContinental Taichung in Taiwan, and then continued his tenure with the same hotel brand as General Manager for properties in Indonesia, Cambodia and the Philippines before he moved to Malaysia. Marshall was most recently General Manager for Crowne Plaza in Kuala Lumpur.
Marshall is a British national and is married with three children. His passions include wildlife photography, golf and travel.
The Hilton Petaling Jaya is the only 5-star international brand hotel strategically located in the heart of Petaling Jaya, Malaysia’s second city. A landmark of Petaling Jaya and the surrounding area, the hotel combines the high standards of the Hilton brand with three decades of local insights for an unforgettable personalized experience. Following its extensive two-year renovation program, the new-look Hilton Petaling Jaya boasts 554 brand new rooms and suites as well as seven executive floors, all fitted with state-of-the-art facilities to cater to the needs of world travellers. The hotel’s 1,000-capacity pillar-less Kristal Ballroom and 18 plush meeting rooms can cater to the most discerning of corporate events. The hotel is also known for its three signature restaurants – Toh Yuen, Genji and Paya Serai.