Radisson Hotel Group has announced the appointment of Evelyn Wong Soo Pin as Vice President, Finance, Tax & IT, Asia Pacific, as the company moves ahead with its transformation strategy.
A Singaporean with more than 20 years of professional experience, Evelyn is a graduate of Nanyang Technological University (NTU) in Singapore, where she attained a Bachelor of Accountancy Degree and a Diploma in Maritime Business Management. She is also a registered chartered accountant in Singapore, and joins Radisson Hotel Group from SGX-listed AMOS Group Limited, where she held the role of Chief Financial Officer.
As Vice President, Finance, Tax & IT, Asia Pacific at Radisson Hotel Group, Evelyn will be responsible for all financial and accountancy matters in the region, including overseeing business transactions and strategic investments, developing financial strategies and leading the regional finance team. As such, she will play a pivotal role in the success of the Group as the company continues to execute its ambitious expansion strategy, which is driving the growth of the company’s hotel portfolio across Asia Pacific. She will also spearhead the group’s digital transformation, which is centered around EMMA, Radisson Hotel Group’s new advanced global technology platform, which integrates property management systems, reservations, distribution, sales, loyalty programs and more.
“It gives me great pleasure to welcome Evelyn to Radisson Hotel Group. Finance and IT underpin every element of our business, so it is vital that we have a dynamic and highly effective leader to drive our efforts. With her exceptional track record and proven ability to get results, Evelyn is the perfect fit to propel our business,” said Katerina Giannouka, President, Asia Pacific, Radisson Hotel Group.
“I am very excited to be joining Radisson Hotel Group. I look forward to working with the entire team and providing the benefit of my experience and expertise, as we continue to expand our operations and roll-out state-of-the-art technologies across Asia Pacific,” commented Evelyn, Vice President, Finance, Tax & IT, Asia Pacific, Radisson Hotel Group.
Evelyn’s distinguished career commenced in 1997 with KPMG, one of the world’s leading financial services companies. Since then, she has held senior positions with companies in various sectors, from oil and gas, freight and logistics to security management, recruitment and more. She speaks fluent English and Chinese, and her regional experience encompasses multiple countries, including Australia, Egypt, Greater China, Kazakhstan, Malaysia, Pakistan, Singapore, South Korea and Vietnam. This puts her in the perfect position to oversee Radisson Hotel Group’s Asia Pacific operations, which currently comprise over 150 hotels and resorts in 14 countries, with many more in the pipeline.
Evelyn will be based at Radisson Hotel Group’s Asia Pacific regional head office in Singapore, and she is a member of the company’s Asia Pacific Executive Committee.