New World Manila Bay Hotel recently appointed Nantha Kumar as Executive Assistant Manager for Food and Beverage. Since taking on the position, Nantha has overseen the Food and Beverage operations of the hotel’s restaurants and bars, ensuring an exceptional dining experience for all guests.
“We are glad to welcome Nantha to the New World Manila Bay family. Nantha’s extensive professional background and expertise within the food and beverage industry make him the ideal choice for this position. His forward-thinking approach to the business of food is refreshing and exciting,” said the hotel’s general manager, Mark Heywood.
Nantha has nearly 17 years of experience in the hospitality industry and has worked in prestigious hotels and properties in Asia, mostly in Indonesia and Nantha’s home country of Malaysia. Prior to joining New World Manila Bay Hotel, Nantha was the Food and Beverage Director of New World Shanghai Hotel and Penta Hotels in Shanghai. Previously, Nantha worked in the food and beverage departments of Shangri-La Hotels in Malaysia and Indonesia for 15 years. He spearheaded several iconic events in his career and in the hospitality scene, such as the 2007 World Economic Forum in Davos, Switzerland, and the F1 Grand Prix at the Sepang Circuit from 2005 to 2007 as well as serving the Palace for the Royal Highness of Malaysia.