Anne Scott has been appointed as General Manager of The St. Regis Kuala Lumpur Hotel and Residences.
In this role, Anne will oversee the pre-opening initiatives of the property, comprised of 208 guestrooms and suites, and 160 residences. The property is scheduled to open in Q2 2016.
Anne has two decades of experience with Starwood, including years of working with the company’s top luxury brands. Most recently, she served as General Manager of The St. Regis Sanya Yalong Bay Resort, Hainan Island, China. Among many hotel awards and accolades, Anne was appointed to the Global St. Regis General Manager Advisory Board.
Prior to the above position, Anne assumed the role of General Manager of The Andaman, a Luxury Collection Resort in Langkawi, Malaysia, for over three years. Anne’s efforts at the hotel earned her the designation of “Asia’s Leading Woman in Hospitality” 2011 from Women in Leadership Forum, as well as Starwood President’s Award 2012 for “Outstanding Team” on the launch of a coral nursery.
Other Starwood management roles include Opening General Manager at Le Méridien Chiang Rai Resort, Chiang Rai, Thailand; Hotel Manager of The Park Tower, Knightsbridge, London – a member of The Luxury Collection; and Area Director Human Resources – UK, Ireland and Scandinavia, Starwood Hotels and Resorts. Anne also served as the Regional Vice-President of Human Resources for Marriott International.
“I am inspired by the desire to give guests exceptional experiences. To make their stay memorable and magical,” said Anne. “The greatest luxury in modern life is time… My customer philosophy is that our St. Regis Butler service gives guests time, so they can relish their stay in the best guestrooms in Malaysia, together with exceptional creativity, outstanding attention to detail and delicious food.”
A British national, Anne earned a BA in Accommodation and Catering Studies from Napier University in Edinburgh, Scotland.