Mr. ANGELINI, Giovanni

Mr. ANGELINI, Giovanni, aged 67, has been an Independent Non-executive Director since 6 March 2012 and is a member of the Remuneration Committee.

Mr. Angelini is a senior and well respected professional within the hospitality industry world-wide with experience of over 46 years.

Before retirement, Mr. Angelini has spent 19 years with Shangri-La Hotels and Resorts including over 9 years as chief executive officer and managing director of the Global Management Group and executive director of Shangri-La Asia Limited, a company listed on the Main Board of The Stock Exchange of Hong Kong Limited. During his term of service, the group expanded from 17 hotels to 65 operating hotels plus over 35 new projects under development in various locations.

Before joining Shangri-La, Mr. Angelini has worked for 15 years with Westin Hotels and Resorts holding several key positions including the senior vice president for Asia-Pacific supervising the operating hotels and the development activities within the region.

Prior to Westin, Mr. Angelini was associated with a number of prestigious hotels and well known groups including the Americana Hotels, the Hong Kong and Shanghai Hotels and several other well known hotels in North and Central America, Europe and his native country Italy.

Mr. Angelini holds memberships of many industry-related organizations and quality management groups. He is a recipient of Lifetime Achievement Awards multiple times, Corporate Hotelier of the World (2006), an Honorary Degree of Doctor of Business Administration in Hospitality Management by the Johnson & Wales University (Honoris Causa) in the USA, and, in particular, a knighthood from the Italian Government and several others. He is currently an independent consultant to the travel and tourism industry.

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