Richard Saul will oversee the overall operation of JW Marriott Hotel Beijing and The Ritz-Carlton, Beijing. He will lead the executive teams to achieve continuous growth of both hotels, and reinforce the positioning as the leading luxury hotels in China.
Richard Saul’s career spans over 30 years with assignments in Australia, Malaysia, Korea, Philippines, Thailand and China in hospitality industry and his most recent position was General Manager of the JW Marriott Hotel Shanghai Changfeng Park. During his two-year tenure in Shanghai, Richard has been a tremendous force in acquiring and growing business for the hotel, and led this property’s upgrade to a JW Marriott brand in February 2015.
Richard Saul joined Marriott International in 1996 as Executive Assistant Manager of Renaissance Inya Lake Hotel in Myanmar and was promoted as General Manager of Renaissance Palm Garden Hotel in Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia in 1998. During nearly twenty-year career in Marriott International, Richard held several General Managers position with JW Marriott, Marriott, Renaissance and Courtyard brands.
An Australian national, Richard Saul has a business degree in catering and hotel management in Victoria University and won several awards for performance excellence from Marriott International including Hotel of the Year (twice), General Manager of the Year, Rookie General Manager and Leadership Excellence. Richard’s spare time is devoted to family and sports.