Grand Mercure Shanghai Hongqiao by Accor Appoints Gillian Huang as Director of Marketing and Communications

Shanghai, China, June 28, 2012 --( Ms. Gillian Huang has been appointed Director of Marketing and Communications at Grand Mercure Shanghai Hongqiao by Accor, effective immediately.

Ms. Huang will assume responsibility of the entire marketing operation, branding, public relation management, with an emphasis on promoting Grand Mercure Shanghai Hongqiao to both international and domestic markets.

Ms. Huang brings with her more than 8 years of experience in the field, having worked in Shanghai, Australia and the United Kingdom. In addition to her rich international industry knowledge, Ms Huang also has a working history with Accor, having previously held the position of Brand Manager at Accor corporate office.

A graduate of University of Technology, Sydney, Ms Huang began her marketing career with Tourism Australia. As the new Director of Marketing and Communication at Grand Mercure Hongqiao, Ms Huang will be overlooking both online and offline marketing functions for the hotel.

“With such rich international marketing experience, I believe she will bring with her a whole new insight into the industry and help enhance brand awareness for Grand Mercure Shanghai Hongqiao,” said Mr. Mennetret.

“I am thrilled to join Grand Mercure Hongqiao,” Ms. Huang added, “and I welcome the opportunity to play a key role in promoting the hotel as well as strengthen its public image.

About Grand Mercure Hongqiao

Grand Mercure Hongqiao Shanghai by Accor is part of the international collection of Grand Mercure hotels designed with the inspiration of local culture. Conveniently located in the business and exhibition district of Honqiao area, surrounded by variety of shopping outlets. Its close proximity to downtown shanghai and Hongqiao international airport makes the hotel a popular choice for both business and leisure travelers.

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Ms.Gillian Huang
Director of Marketing & Communications
Grand Mercure Shanghai Hongqiao by Accor
Tel: 021 5153 3300*3575
Grand Mercure Hongqiao Shanghai
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