Juan Mercadante has taken up the reins as general manager of Hyatt
Regency Phnom Penh, one of the city's newest luxury properties.
The well-travelled Mexican, who takes the lead as general manager at
the property this August, has overseen a succession of projects with
Hyatt including rebranding, deflagging and pre-opening properties.
“In my tenure with Hyatt, I’ve had the privilege of working in five
different continents," he said. “Each role has been a unique experience
that has contributed to my knowledge and skills to become a better
Over the decades, he rose through the room and management ranks at
Hyatt Regency Cancun Mexico, Hyatt Regency Almaty Kazakhstan, Hyatt
Regency London - The Churchill and Hyatt Regency Dubai, and Galleria
In 2012, he returned to his hometown to join Hyatt Regency Mexico
City as a hotel manager before rising up the ranks as a pre-opening
general manager at Grand Hyatt Playa Del Carmen Resort, which was the
first Grand Hyatt brand in Mexico. Most recently he was the pre-opening
general manager at the first Andaz brand in South Korea.