Fairmont Hotels & Resorts Appoints Carlos Monterde as General Manager
Fairmont Hotels & Resorts is pleased to announce the appointment of Carlos Monterde as general manager of Fairmont Jakarta, which is slated to open in the first quarter of 2015. Previously the hotel manager of Fairmont Singapore, he saw to the smooth transition of the property in 2007 from Raffles The Plaza to the current brand. His passion for the environment has seen him involved in creating a partnership with Waterways Watch Society to clean the Marina Reservoir. Monterde has also organized events for charities including the Spastic Children’s Association, Make-A-Wish Foundation and the Children’s Cancer Foundation. Having lived in Asia for 18 years, Monterde has worked for reputable brands such as Marriott and Hilton. He studied Hotel Management at Centre d’Estudis Tecnics Turistics in Barcelona, Spain. In addition to spending time with his two daughters, the single father dedicates his waking hours outside of work to training for triathlons, and has participated in many, including the Full Ironman Western Australia.