SINGAPORE – Pan Pacific Hotels and Resorts announces the appointment of Ivan Lee as the general manager of Pan Pacific Singapore, and vice president, area operations with effect from April 1, 2008. Lee takes over the reins from Scott Swank as the new GM at the Pan Pacific Singapore and will be managing the award-winning hotel and steering its continued success globally. Swank will focus on his role as SVP of operations at the Pan Pacific Hotels and Resorts corporate office. Lee’s role as VP, area operations will be progressively undertaken as Pan Pacific Hotels and Resorts grows. A seasoned professional with more than 30 years in the hospitality industry, Lee has held several senior leadership positions with a number of hotel companies. He was formerly the chief executive for Sino Group’s hotel division and the CEO of The Fullerton Hotel, Singapore during its pre-opening. He was most recently the VP and GM of the Millennium Biltmore Hotel in Los Angeles.