Hans Jorg Meier appointed to COO and director of COMO Hotels and Resorts

COMO Hotels and Resorts appointed Hans Jörg Meier as COO and director of COMO Hotels and Resorts, effective Jan. 19, 2015.

With over 30 years' experience in the hotel industry, Meier joins COMO Hotels and Resorts from his current position as SVP at GHM Hotels. His career has spanned Europe, Southeast Asia, North Asia and the United States. He has held leadership roles with Swissôtel Group, Raffles Hotels & Resorts and Peninsula Hotels. During his tenure as GM of The Legian Bali and The Setai, Miami Beach, Meier achieved numerous awards for the hotels, including the Condé Nast Gold List, The Gallivanter’s Guide Award for Excellence, Travel & Leisure World’s Best as well as Smith Travel Research (STR) Best Performing Hotel.

Hans Jörg Meier will take up the mantle from Kuno Fasel, COMO's founding COO of 15 years. Fasel has spent most of his 33 years in hospitality with the Group, first as GM at the Four Seasons Montreal. Under his helm, COMO has grown from its first property, The Halkin by COMO, to 12 award winning properties across seven countries.

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Hans Jörg Meier will be in charge of all executive, management and operational responsibilities for COMO Hotels and Resorts.

“We have much to benefit from Mr Meier’s experience in both resort and urban hotels, in developed and developing countries," said Christina Ong, founder of COMO Hotels and Resorts. "I have every confidence he will build on Mr Fasel’s good work to steer COMO Hotels and Resorts into the future, building strong teams and delivering memorable experiences for guests."

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