As Vice President, Head of Growth, Mr Ong is responsible for developing sales strategies to meet revenue and growth targets. He provides strategic business leadership, sets direction and goals and oversees sales efforts. He works closely with his Global Sales team, the Cluster Directors of Sales and Marketing, the General Managers and Directors of Sales and Marketing of the hotels.
He has 30 years’ experience in the hospitality and travel industries. He started his career as a tour director, before heading the Incentive and Convention division in the same company. Since entering the hotel industry, he has worked with Shangri-La Hotels & Resorts, Starwood, IHG, Kempinski Hotels and AccorHotels in various geographical regions. He is especially familiar with the China market, having spent 20 years there, culminating in his role as Vice President, Sales & Distribution, for Accor Greater China.