By The Nation
Based in Singapore, Fung will oversee the development of new projects and new deals in the Asia Pacific region for the group and its portfolio of brands: Dream Hotels, Time Hotels, The Chatwal and Unscripted Hotels.
“Dream Hotel Group’s global expansion is moving at a fast pace as we diligently work to introduce our brands to the Asian Pacific market. We are happy to have Kitmun bring her demonstrated expertise to Dream Hotel Group,” said Abid Butt, Dream Hotel Group CEO for Asia, Middle East and Africa.
“As the company’s growth continues to move in an upwards trajectory, we are grateful to have a strong team positioning us for success worldwide.”
Fung said: “I am delighted to be part of Dream Hotel Group’s Asia team during this pivotal moment as it looks to develop further properties in the region. I look forward to introducing Dream Hotel Group’s well-known lifestyle brand to new countries.”
Fung brings a broad background in business strategy, finance, and mergers & acquisitions to Dream Hotel Group with nearly 10 years working in financial services, and another decade of hospitality experience.
Fung most recently served as Director of Development (Greater China) at Hilton Worldwide, where she played an instrumental role in executing Hilton’s Greater China development strategy.
She also worked with Raffles International, where she worked on mergers & acquisitions and development for Raffles’ European operations. As well, she held positions with Intraco Ltd., Daimler-Benz, and Merrill Lynch International Bank.
She received her Master of Administration from the University of Hong Kong and earned her Bachelor’s Degree in Business from Nanyang Technological University.