Mandarin Oriental Hotel Group has announced that Jill Kluge will succeed Michael Hobson as Chief Marketing Officer.

Kluge joined Mandarin Oriental in 1991 in Hong Kong as group public relations manager and transferred to the group’s corporate office in London in 2001.

Prior to joining the group, she held sales and marketing positions in a variety of international hotel brands in the UK and Asia. Commenting on the change, James Riley group chief executive says, “Jill has been instrumental in driving Mandarin Oriental’s strong brand recognition over the past 25 years. I congratulate her on this well-deserved promotion, and wish her every success.”