Hong Kong, 12 January 2015 The Hongkong and Shanghai Hotels, Limited (HSH) is delighted to announce that the French Government has bestowed the distinction of Chevalier de l’Ordre National de la Légion d’Honneur to HSH Chief Executive Officer and Managing Director, Mr Clement Kwok, at a ceremony held on 9 January 2015.
The Order of the Légion d'Honneur was established by Napoléon Bonaparte on 19 May 1802. It is the highest decoration in France and is divided into five degrees: Chevalier (Knight), Officier (Officer), Commandeur (Commander), Grand Officier (Grand Officer), and Grand Croix (Grand Cross).
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The Hongkong and Shanghai Hotels
Director, Corporate Affairs
Tel: +852 2840 7152
Mobile +852 6718 8219
Website: www.hshgroup.com www.peninsula.com
Manager, Corporate Affairs
Tel: +852 2840 7743
Mobile: +852 9611 0502
The Hongkong and Shanghai Hotels, Limited (HSH)
Incorporated in 1866 and listed on The Stock Exchange of Hong Kong (00045), HSH is the holding company of a Group which is engaged in the ownership, development and management of prestigious hotel, commercial and residential properties in key locations in Asia, the United States and Europe, as well as the provision of transport, club management and other services. The Peninsula Hotels portfolio comprises The Peninsula Hong Kong, The Peninsula Shanghai, The Peninsula Beijing, The Peninsula Tokyo, The Peninsula Bangkok, The Peninsula Manila, The Peninsula New York, The Peninsula Chicago, The Peninsula Beverly Hills, and The Peninsula Paris. Projects under development include The Peninsula London, The Peninsula Yangon and The Peninsula Istanbul. The property portfolio of the Group includes The Repulse Bay Complex, The Peak Tower and St. John’s Building in Hong Kong; The Landmark in Ho Chi Minh City, Vietnam; 1-5 Grosvenor Place in London, UK, and 21 avenue Kléber in Paris, France. The clubs and services portfolio of the Group includes The Peak Tram in Hong Kong; Thai Country Club in Bangkok, Thailand; Quail Lodge & Golf Club in Carmel, California; Peninsula Clubs and Consultancy Services which includes The Hong Kong Club, The Hong Kong Bankers’ Club and Butterfields; Peninsula Merchandising, and Tai Pan Laundry in Hong Kong.