Since being appointed to his current position in April 2021, Mr Lim continues to oversee the Group’s hotel openings and hotel operations in key regions worldwide. Additionally, he is responsible for providing oversight for a Specialist Services team which supports all hotels globally in specific areas of technical services. This ensures that Banyan Tree standards are met seamlessly, supporting the Group’s expansion as a multi-brand hospitality company.
He joined the Group as General Manager of Banyan Tree Sanya in 2010, and subsequently became the Director of Business and Project Development, China, in 2013. In 2015, he was promoted to Assistant Vice President for China Hotel Operations and Business Development. With the Group’s expansion in China, he became Vice President for China Hotel Operations in 2016. He was appointed Regional Head, Hotel Operations in 2019 to oversee Group’s hotel openings and operations in key regions worldwide.
Mr Lim was previously General Manager with the Marco Polo Hotel Group in Hong Kong and has nearly 30 years’ hospitality experience in Asia including Singapore, Hong Kong, Taiwan and mainland China.
Mr Lim has a Master’s degree in Business from the University of Newcastle, Australia, and received his hospitality education at The Blue Mountains International Hotel Management School, Australia, and International Hotel and Tourism Training Institute, Switzerland.