Phil Kennedy has been appointed as general manager of the Howard Johnson Plaza Hotel Shanghai which opened in July 2003. Most recently, Kennedy served as general manager of the Howard Johnson Ginwa Plaza Hotel Xi’an for 2 years. And prior to joining the group, he was with Six Continents Hotels & Resorts for over 10 years.
Clement Chow, who formerly served as the Financial Controller of the Howard Johnson Ginwa Plaza Xi’an, has been named as the hotels acting general manager.
Chow has 20 years experience in the hospitality industry that includes 10 years in mainland China with the New World Hotel Group.