|David Pacey, new general manager of Grand Hyatt Seoul. (Grand Hyatt Seoul)|
Grand Hyatt Seoul said Monday that it had named veteran hotelier David Pacey its new general manager. The former general manager at Grand Hyatt Taipei will succeed Peter Walshaw, the longest-serving general manager of Grand Hyatt Seoul. The Australian has served as general manager of the hotel for the last 23 years.
On his first assignment to Korea, Pacey served as the general manager of the Hyatt Regency Incheon from 2002 to 2007. Later, he moved on to participate in the openings of Grand Hyatt Xian and Grand Hyatt Taipei. He then went on to become executive director of Hyatt Delhi in 2002, and in 2007 assumed the position of general manager at Grand Hyatt Taipei.
By Lee Woo-young (email@example.com