TORONTO, 13th January , 2014 – FRHI Hotels & Resorts (FRHI), the parent company of luxury and upper upscale hotel brands Raffles Hotels & Resorts, Fairmont Hotels & Resorts and Swissôtel Hotels & Resorts, is pleased to announce the appointment of Aiden McAuley as Senior Vice President Operations, Europe. In this new role, he has relocated from Singapore to Zurich and is now responsible for overseeing all existing hotel operations and future developments across all three brands – Fairmont, Swissôtel & Raffles within the European Region.
During the past eight years Aiden McAuley had the position of Managing Director Swissôtel The Stamford & Fairmont Singapore and Regional Vice President, Asia-Pacific for Swissôtel Hotels & Resorts overseeing all Swissôtel properties in Singapore, Thailand, Japan, Australia and India. In this role he had the opportunity to venture into new markets and oversaw the opening of the first Swissôtel property in India, Swissôtel Kolkata.
McAuley brings with him over 25 years of hospitality experience and first joined Swissôtel in 1999 as the General Manager of Swissôtel The Howard, London before moving to Singapore. Prior to joining Swissôtel, Aiden held positions at other international brands including Hilton.
About FRHI Hotels & Resorts
FRHI Hotels & Resorts (FRHI) is a leading luxury hotel management company that operates more than 105 hotels globally under the Fairmont, Raffles, and Swissôtel brands. The company’s distinctive portfolio of luxury and upper upscale hotels features celebrated icons, world-class resorts and stylish city center hotels. Some notable hotels include the Raffles Singapore, Swissotel The Bosphorus, The Fairmont San Francisco and London’s The Savoy. Focused on growing its distinctive hotel brands, the company is also developing new hotels in key locations around the world including exciting projects in China, Russia, India, Turkey and Saudi Arabia. The company also manages Fairmont and Raffles branded estates and luxury private residence club properties. For more information, please visit frhi.com.