Sunday, September 24th, 2017

Outrigger Appoints Jennifer Obregon to HR Role in the Maldives

PHUKET, THAILAND – Outrigger Enterprises Group has announced the appointment of Jennifer Obregon as Director of Human Resources for the Outrigger Konotta Maldives Resort.

She commenced work May 23 and reports to Chris Ely, the Acting General Manager of the resort.

Prior to joining Outrigger, Obregon was with Viceroy Resorts in Turkey and the Maldives. She spent three years as Director of Human Resources with Four Seasons, a year with Shangri-la and 18 months with the Taj Exotica Resort and Spa – all in the Maldives.

Obregon has also been a hotel industry training manager and HR consultant in the Philippines, Vietnam, Dubai and Abu Dhabi.

After graduating with a Bachelor of Science in Industrial Engineering in the Philippines,Obregon added a wide range of certifications in HR subjects such as interviewing, appraisals, budget training, performance review management, group training and service leadership.

“Jennifer’s extensive experience in the operating environment of the Maldives and her HR leadership skills will be vital to Outrigger where the role of or hosts – our staff – is of the utmost importance,” said Darren Edmonstone, Outrigger Managing Director, Asia Pacific.

Obregon is a qualified scuba rescue diver who knows Maldives waters well. She is also an aspiring novelist with a work in progress.

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ABOUT OUTRIGGER ENTERPRISES GROUP
Outrigger Enterprises Group is one of the largest and fastest growing privately held leisure lodging, retail and hospitality companies operating in the Asia Pacific, Oceania and Indian Ocean regions. As part of its unique hospitality offering, the values-based company extends exceptional hospitality and authentic cultural experiences, incorporating local traditions and customs into the guest experience at each of its properties worldwide. Guided by more than 68 years of family leadership, Outrigger runs a highly-successful, multi-branded portfolio of hotels, condominiums and vacation resort properties, including Outrigger® Resorts, OHANA Hotels by Outrigger®, Hawaii Vacation Condos by Outrigger®, Embassy Suites®, Holiday Inn®, Best Western®, Wyndham Vacation Ownership® and Hilton Grand VacationsTM. Currently, Outrigger operates and/or has under development 38 properties with approximately 8,000 rooms located in Hawaii (Oahu, Maui, Kauai, Hawaii Island); Guam; Fiji; Thailand; Mauritius; and the Maldives. For online information, log on at www.outriggerenterprisesgroup.com and www.outrigger.com.

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