Amanda Hyndman Appointed General Manager Of Mandarin Oriental, Washington D.C.

Published October 15th, 2009 - 11:10 GMT

Mandarin Oriental Hotel Group
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Hyndman as General Manager of Mandarin Oriental, Washington, D.C.
<> with effect from today.

Mrs. Hyndman, who is English, is a veteran hotelier with over 20 years of
hospitality industry experience worldwide. She joins Mandarin Oriental,
Washington D.C. from The Excelsior, Hong Kong, a leading business hotel in Hong
Kong that is owned and managed by Mandarin Oriental Hotel Group.

Prior to joining Mandarin Oriental Hotel Group, Mrs. Hyndman was General Manager
of the Waldorf, London and has previously held General Manager positions with
Millennium & Copthorne Hotels, Le Meridien and Hilton.

Mrs. Hyndman graduated with honours from the University of Strathclyde, Glasgow.
Mrs. Hyndman is a Master Innholder and was Vice Chairman in 2006 and President
of La Reunion des Gastronomes in 2007. She has been a Fellow of the Institute of
Hospitality since 2003 when she was awarded the Freedom of the City of London.

Commenting on the appointment, Richard Baker, Mandarin Oriental Hotel Group's
Executive Vice President, Northern Region, The Americas said, "We are delighted
Amanda will be leading the dedicated and dynamic team at Mandarin Oriental,
Washington, D.C. With many years of valuable experience, coupled with her
commitment to deliver great service, she will be well positioned for this
important role."

As General Manager of Mandarin Oriental, Washington, D.C., Mrs. Hyndman succeeds
Jan Goessing, who recently moved to Asia to take up his new position as General
Manager of Mandarin Oriental, Bangkok.

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