Sedona Hotels and Suites is pleased to announce that Mr. Mok Kok Meng will take the helm as the General Manager at Sedona Hotel Yangon.
A stunning, five-star retreat ideally situated along Inya Lake in Yangon, Sedona Hotel Yangon offers 366 luxury guest rooms, thoughtful amenities and warm hospitality that reflects the local culture. As the new General Manager, Mr. Mok brings three decades of experience managing five-star properties throughout China and Malaysia.
“We are delighted to welcome Mr. Mok to the Sedona Hotel Yangon,” said Mr. Khoo Peck Khoon, General Manager of Keppel Land Hospitality Management. “His extensive experience across China and Malaysia managing five-star properties provides him with the ideal expertise to elevate Sedona Hotel Yangon’s reputation for five-star luxury and gracious hospitality.”
A native of Malaysia, Mr. Mok has spent the last three decades managing hotels and operations at five-star luxury hotels, resorts and mixed use properties throughout China and Malaysia. Most recently, over the past ten years, Mr. Mok worked with the Accor Group where he managed and helped to open several properties under the Sofitel brand, including the pre-opening activities for Sofitel Guiyang Hunter, located in Western China’s tallest building; Sofitel Nanjing Galaxy, where he oversaw a major expansion and renovation; Novotel Nanjing East Suning Galaxy; Sofitel Wanda Ningbo; the Grand Mercure & Mercure TEDA Hotels, two interconnected properties in Dalian; and the Renmin Square Hotels Xi’an, a multi-branded hotel with four hotels under the Accor Group brand.
Mr. Mok exceeded expectations and achieved many notable successes during this period with the Accor Group. In 2006, under his direction, the Renmin Square Hotels were voted China’s “Best Business Hotels” by M Media Group. Upon opening, the Novotel East Suning Galaxy earned “Best Business MICE Hotel” and “Best Business Hotel,” earning Mr. Mok the Presidential Special Award for his management of the project. At the Sofitel Nanjing Galaxy, Mr. Mok was named “Best General Manager” and the hotel earned “Best Top Business Hotel” from China Hotels Fashion List.
Prior to the Accor Group, Mr. Mok was the corporate general manager for City Associates in Penang Malaysia where he managed two hotels and a variety of leisure properties including entertainment clubs, spas and a fitness studio. Before this, Mr. Mok with the Shangri-La Group throughout China where he worked in increasingly senior positions at several different hotels. From the front desk to sales and marketing, Mr. Mok has worked his way through every aspect of the hospitality industry, giving him unique perspective and an incredible depth of experience.
Mr. Mok is fluent in English, Mandarin, Cantonese, Indonesian and Hokkien. He is conversational in German and can understand Italian and French. He is a graduate of the Alpina International Hotel Management School in Lenzerheide, Switzerland.