Doris Marchardt (pictured) has been appointed as general manager of the Renaissance Riverside Hotel Saigon, effective September 19, 2011.
Marchardt brings with her a wealth of knowledge accumulated through more than 20 years of experience in hotel operations throughout Europe, the Middle East and Asia.
She has held several management positions with the Marriott in Asia over the past eight years including resident manager of the Renaissance Kuala Lumpur Hotel, general manager of the Sathorn Vista Marriott Executive Apartments in Bangkok and, most recently, general manager of the New World Saigon Hotel.
"I am very excited with my new assignment in Ho Chi Minh City as this is one of my favorite cities in Asia," said Marchardt. "It is also great to be here especially now with the boom in the hospitality industry. As I begin my new position, it will be my focus to continue the tradition of excellence in hospitality for which the Renaissance Riverside Hotel Saigon is known."