Divisional General Manager, Group Hospitality
Paul Chan is the Divisional General Manager, Group Hospitality of S P Setia Bhd Group, Malaysia. Paul is responsible for the development of hotels within the S P Setia Bhd Group. Current hotel projects include KL Eco City, SPICE Penang and other hotel development projects in the Klang Valley and Sabah. In addition, Paul in his role as Director of S P Setia Property Services Sdn Bhd, oversees the operations of the recently expanded Setia City Convention Centre in Setia Alam, Selangor, Malaysia.
Paul graduated from the University of Manchester, Institute of Science & Technology (“UMIST”), England with a Bachelor of Science ( First Class ), he also holds a Masters of Science degree from UMIST. Has over 30 years of in-depth Marketing and Commercial experience, having worked for MNCs in various countries and has handled a wide range of International Brands over the years.
Prior to joining S P Setia Bhd Group in 2012, Paul was the Senior Vice-President, Sales & Marketing of Genting Malaysia Berhad, responsible for the entire Sales & Marketing functions of all the Entertainment Outlets and Hotels, including the Awana Hotels & Resorts chain; with a combined total inventory of over 8,000 rooms. He was also the Executive Director of Resorts World Tours and the CEO of the Awana Timeshare Ownership Scheme.