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Jacqueline Kennedy Joins Kerry Hotel Pudong, Shanghai As Resident Manager

Jacqueline Kennedy Joins Kerry Hotel Pudong, Shanghai As Resident Manager

Shanghai, China – Jacqueline Kennedy has been appointed Resident Manager of Kerry Hotel Pudong, Shanghai. She joins Kerry from Pudong Shangri-La, East Shanghai, where she had been the Executive Assistant Manager - Sales and Marketing since May 2017.

An Australian national, Jacqueline brings to her new assignment a wealth of international hotel leadership and management experience including stints in Korea, China, Vietnam, Indonesia and Australia.

Throughout her career, Jacqueline has more than 20 years of experience holding various senior management positions at reputable international hotel brands such as InterContinental Hotels Group, Banyan Tree Hotels, The Ritz-Carlton Hotel Company, One & Only Resorts, the Leading Hotels of the World and Marriott Hotels and Resorts. During her Ritz-Carlton and Marriott career, she worked at JW Marriott Seoul, The Portman Ritz-Carlton, Shanghai and JW Marriott and Marriott Executive Apartments Shanghai, and The Ritz-Carlton Marriott properties in Jakarta.

As Resident Manager, Jacqueline will assume operational responsibility for the hotel and residence, and work closely with the General Manager on business and key initiatives to further enhance the guest experience. With a wealth of experience in the Shanghai market, Jacqueline will be instrumental to help lead Kerry Hotel Pudong, Shanghai to future success.

The hotel congratulates her on this new and exciting post in Shanghai.

About Kerry Hotel Pudong, Shanghai 

Kerry Hotel Pudong, Shanghai offers 574 guestrooms and suites, and boasts some of Shanghai’s most spacious and advanced conference and banqueting facilities. For work-life balance, the hotel offers hotel sports and recreational facility in Shanghai, featuring vast exercise and spa options. Guests can enjoy a variety of food experiences, from the designer show kitchens and gourmet merchandise at The COOK to the speciality home-crafted beer by the resident brew master at The BREW. Diners will be tempted by a casual-yet-stylish steakhouse and grill menu at The MEAT. They can also book a table at Blossoms, the exclusive collection of private dining rooms, for authentic Cantonese and other Chinese specialities.

About Kerry 

Kerry Hotels are the next generation of luxury hotels! Vibrant, unpretentious and flexible. Today’s traveller wants to engage all senses whether at work or at play. Kerry Hotels have a fresh and energetic vibe and offer some unexpected touches that fuel creativity yet allow time to recharge and relax. Service is less bound by protocol but is enthusiastic and intuitive.

Launched in February 2011 in Pudong, Shanghai with sister properties in Beijing and Hong Kong, Kerry hotels are seamlessly integrated with the surrounding environment in multi-purpose complexes. Extensive sports and wellness facilities and trend setting food and beverage concepts cater to the youthful and spirited business and leisure traveller looking for a quality five star hotel that focuses on their individual lifestyle needs. Kerry hotels represent passionate hospitality wrapped up in a stylish package.

For more information and reservations, please contact a travel professional or access the website at




(86 21) 6169 8888


(86 21) 6169 8899


No.1388 Hua Mu Road, Pudong, Shanghai, Shanghai, 201204, China