Join.In Hospitality Management Co., Ltd. (JHM) is offering a high level of corporate culture and a rigorous enterprise management system with a global management perspective of international standard. An international team consisting of top senior hospitality management talent is in place to ensure that every guest visiting our properties can enjoy the highest quality experience.
JHM's brands include: the exclusive licensed operator of the Tonino Lamborghini brand in the hotel industry, an emerging luxury hotel brand - Tonino Lamborghini Hotels & Resorts; ROSSO, a lifestyle hotel brand that celebrates every different moment - Tonino Lamborghini ROSSO Hotel, and E. Vita, a mid-range hotel-serviced apartment brand.
The number of operating Tonino Lamborghini hotels will reach 25 by 2025.
The world's largest hotel and tourism business school, Vatel Hotel & Tourism Business School, was brought in from France and established a separate campus in Suzhou for global enrollment. Vatel hopes to support the rapid expansion of the hotel business in the world, to provide quality and comprehensive international hospitality and tourism education, and train them to become the future leaders of the industry. With an innovative teaching and learning model that focuses on short term alternation of teaching and practice, Vatel is the world's leading hospitality and tourism education institution. Currently, Vatel is ranked 11th in the world in the 2020 QS World University Rankings for Hospitality Management and has been awarded the 17th annual "Best Hotel Management School" in the world.
JHM consists of a highly experienced team of talented hospitality professionals to lead its development.
CHIEF EXECUTIVE OFFICER
Mr. Magandran Suppiah is the Chief Executive Officer of Join.in Hospitality Management Company. A visionary leader with a proven track record, Mr. Magandran Suppiah leads the Join.in Hospitality Management in its continuous expansion plan since his appointment in 2012
Magandran brings 30 years’ hospitality leadership experience to his role, including serving in top positions at some of the most celebrated brand hotels. His professional journey has taken him across the Asia Pacific, especially in Shanghai, Beijing, Dalian, Kunming, Xiamen, Suzhou. Before joining JHM, Magandran’s recent appointment was Area General Manager, leading multiple hotel General Managers to take operation ownership in the respective areas.
Brano J. Svac
DIRECTOR OF MARKETING
Brano is an expert in brand identity, visual design, visual and non-visual communication and marketing with over 20 years of experience in the field.
Over the years, whether for small starups or Fortune 500 companies, Brano had the opportunity to work on a wide variety of projects on all levels from strategy and ideation, all the way to production and execution. Over a decade of hands- on experience in China also gave Brano a comprehensive understanding of the compleslities and unique demands of the local market.
SENIOR VICE PRESIDENT, OPERATIONS
Ms. Amy Shen was appointed Senior Vice President of Operations at Join in Hospitality Management Company in April 2019. Amy provides direction and guidance to all JHM managed hotels in achieving operational excellence. She also leads a strategic vision for new openings under the company’s expansion plan.
Throughout her career spanning almost 30 years, Amy opened more than 10 hotels across the China region. Before joining JHM, Amy’s recent appointment was Deputy General Manager leading operations of two hotel properties.
Under her leadership, Crown Plaza Hotel Suzhou and Tonino Lamborghini Hotel Suzhou saw significant results over the last 5 years.
DIRECTOR, TECHNICAL SERVICES
Mr. Andy Ye was appointed Director, Technical Services of the Join.in Hospitality Management Company in 2012. In his capacity, he safeguards the technical standards and operational requirements for JHM managed hotels.
Andy has amassed rich expertise in the hotel industry over more than 20 years of his career, with practical experience in planning, preparation, designing, and operating cultural and tourism projects, scenic sports, and theme parks, in hotel projects construction preparation, and engineering operation management.
Before joining Join.in Hospitality Management Company, Andy was the Director of Engineering.
SENIOR VICE PRESIDENT, BUSINESS DEVELOPMENT
Mr. Hawaii Xia was appointed as Senior Vice President of Business Development of Join in Hospitality Management Company in 2015. Under his leadership, Hawaii will continue to grow and strengthen JHM’s portfolio of award-winning hotels and resorts.
Hawaii holds an MBA degree and brings with him over seven years of professional experience with asset management. Before joining Join.in Hospitality Management Company, Hawaii served as secretary of Vice President and Chairman and the secretary to the board of directors of Join.in Hospitality Management Company.
DIRECTOR, HUMAN RESOURCES
Ms. Selina Pan is the Director of Human Resources at Join.in Hospitality Management Company. She is responsible for developing the company-wide core processes for talent selection, orientation, and training and development to establish Join.in Hospitality Management Company as the best in class in the Human Resources area.
Selina has implemented notable projects mainly in restructuring and pre-openings of hotels. Her professional journey has brought her to work with reputable brands namely IHG and Naked Group.
Before joining Join.in Hospitality Management Company, Selina served as the Director of Human Resources at the Crowne Plaza Suzhou and Tonino Lamborghini Hotel Suzhou.
VICE PRESIDENT, SALES & MARKETING
In August 2021, Ms. Sandy Shen was appointed as Vice President of Sales and Marketing at Join.in Hospitality Management Company, overseeing brand communication and sales & marketing initiatives within Tonino Lamborghini Hotels & Resorts and Tonino Lamborghini ROSSO Hotel, including the management and supervision of regional sales office, and the properties’ director of sales and marketing.
Sandy brings with her 20 years of experience in sales and marketing in the world’s top brands, with her most recent role in the landmark property on the bund – The Shanghai EDITION hotel as Director of Sales & Marketing. She led the team Group Director, Sales and Marketing in Alila Hotels & Resorts. Her seasoned experience is also reflected in the position of Director of Global Sales & Marketing in Jumeirah Hotels & Resorts and other roles including Le Royal Meridien Shanghai, Pudong Shangri-la, and Hilton Hotels and Resorts National Sales Office.
DIRECTOR, RISK MANAGEMENT
Before joining Join.in Hospitality Management Company, Mr. Deft Gao spent 6 years in Crowne Plaza Suzhou and Tonino Lamborghini Hotel Suzhou focusing on risk management and operations.
Deft completed a certification program for fire protection professional qualification.
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