New financial leadership for Oakwood Asia Pacific

New financial leadership for Oakwood Asia Pacific

Oakwood Asia Pacific, which manages the serviced apartments for business and leisure travelers, has appointed Bill Low as vice president, finance of Oakwood Asia Pacific, headquartered in Singapore.

“We warmly welcome Bill into the Oakwood family at an exciting time as we seek to grow strategically and aggressively in the coming years,” said Dean Schreiber, managing director of Oakwood Asia Pacific.

“With an estimated projected growth of more than 40 per cent in portfolio size over the next two years, Bill’s joining is timely, bringing with him a wealth of experience which will greatly contribute to Oakwood as we scale to greater heights.”

With a portfolio of 27 properties spanning eight countries and counting, Low will lead and oversee the company’s financial planning, budget management and accounting practices and will play an integral role in Oakwood’s expansion plans.

Previously vice president, finance of Pan Pacific Hotels Group, Low is no stranger to the hospitality business having been in the industry for more than 27 years.

His vast experience has seen him with Gloria International Hotel in Beijing where he was involved with their expansion strategy in China.

Aside from hotel groups, Low has also been involved with cruise lines and real estate companies.

A Singaporean, Low holds an MBA from Brunel University’s Henley College.