JLL (NYSE: JLL) today announced two key hires in Vietnam and Thailand to further strengthen its market-leading hotel investment sales platform in Indochina. The company has tapped Tuan Nguyen to lead its hotel investment business in Vietnam as Senior Vice President and Head of Investment Sales, Vietnam, JLL Hotels & Hospitality Group. Victor Pang will join as Senior Regional Representative, Investment Sales, JLL Hotels & Hospitality Group, based in Thailand.
“Vietnam is a key market in our long-term growth plans and is increasingly on the radar of sophisticated hotel investors. By bringing Tuan and Victor to JLL, these strategic hires further strengthen our position as an unparalleled advisor in hotel transactions in Indochina and Asia-Pacific. We look forward to leveraging their extensive experience in this exciting market and providing a broader platform to our clients operating across Indochina,” said Nihat Ercan, Senior Managing Director, Head of Investment Sales, Asia-Pacific, JLL Hotels & Hospitality Group.
Based in Ho Chi Minh City, Tuan’s arrival at JLL will strengthen the company’s leadership position in investment sales in Vietnam, which is poised to recover strongly from the decline in global tourism. .
Tuan brings nearly 20 years of industry experience to JLL. Most recently, Tuan was Head of Business Development at Vietnam-based Accor, a position he held for five years. In this position, he signed management contracts for approximately 40 branded hotels and residences across Vietnam, representing nearly 13,000 keys.
Prior to Accor, Tuan worked with MIK Group as Senior Manager Hospitality, where he coordinated the operational asset management of investment projects in the tourism real estate sector in Vietnam.
Victor had previously been with Accor for 32 years. His most recent position was as Business Development Manager for Thailand, Vietnam, Myanmar, Cambodia and Laos. Victor has helped Accor grow its network from 30 to over 170 hotels in Thailand and Indochina, having started his work there in sales and marketing, pre-opening and operations, then promoted to business development where he is remained for the past 20 years.
Victor and Tuan will work closely with Chakkrit Chakrabandhu Na Ayudhya (Paul), Executive Vice President, Investment Sales, Asia, based in Bangkok, to further integrate JLL’s investment sales platform in Indochina.
“The caliber of Tuan and Victor’s experience speaks for itself and we are delighted to have them contribute to the next phase of growth in our hotel investment sales business in Vietnam, Thailand and wider Indochina.” . We are extremely confident in the long-term fundamentals of the leisure and business travel segments in Indochina, and the level of in-depth expertise that we can provide to clients through the experience and leadership of Tuan and Victor,” says Chakkrit Chakrabandhu Na Ayudhya (Paul).