Oakwood Residence Saigon Welcomes New General Manager, Jean Keijdener

practicalities - Saigon/HCMC: March 19, 2019

Oakwood®, a subsidiary of Mapletree Investments (“Mapletree”), is pleased to announce that Oakwood Residence Saigon, a Mapletree-owned property,has appointed Jean Keijdener as its General Manager. In his new role, Keijdener will be responsible for the continuing success of Oakwood’s latest addition to Ho Chi Minh City.

Oakwood Residence SaigonJean Keijdener, General Manager of Oakwood Residence Saigon

Keijdener brings 30 years of experience in the hospitality industry to Oakwood Residence Saigon. During his career, he has held senior management positions at many leading brands including Hilton, Hyatt, Renaissance, and Sedona, spanning the geographies of Bahrain, Germany, Indonesia, Ireland, Tahiti, the Netherlands, the United States, and Vietnam. Prior to this, Keijdener was Country General Manager for The Ascott in Thailand and South Korea.

Keijdener has an Associate-degree in Hospitality Management from the Hotel Management School in Heerlen, the Netherlands, as well as diverse certifications from accredited educational organisations globally, including Certified Hotel Administrator designation from the American Hotel & Lodging Association, a Certification in Hotel Real Estate Investments and Asset Management from Cornell University's School of Hotel Administration in the United States. He is also a Fellow of the Institute of Hospitality in the United Kingdom.

“I am delighted to be heading back to Vietnam and work with the dynamic and passionate team at Oakwood Residence Saigon. Apart from seeking to expand the property’s presence regionally, my focus is to ensure that we continue offering memorable stay experiences for our residents, providing the perfect home for travellers to the city”, said Keijdener.

More About Oakwood Residence Saigon

Oakwood Residence Saigon, located in District 7, Ho Chi Minh City, offers 237 fully-furnished serviced apartments ranging from studio to three-bedroom units. Facilities include a state-of-the-art fitness center, residents’ lounge, swimming pool and a children’s playground. Part of an integrated mixed-use development (Saigon South Place) which includes SC VivoCity - a lifestyle shopping mall, Oakwood Residence Saigon is an oasis of convenience and tranquility in the city. For more information about Oakwood Residence Saigon, please visit Oakwoodasia.com/hcmc-district7.

Oakwood Residence SaigonThe Three-Bedroom Apartment of Oakwood Residence Saigon

About Oakwood®

Oakwood®, a wholly owned subsidiary of Mapletree Investments, is the leading global accommodation solutions provider helping businesses and individual travelersbe anywhere they need to be. With an extensive and flexible selection of move-in ready furnished and serviced apartments, Oakwood has enabled thousands of companies to expand their reach to more customers and markets. The award-winning company continues investing in its exclusive and growing portfolio of Oakwood-branded properties throughout the Americas, EMEA (Europe, the Middle East and Africa) and APAC (Asia Pacific) offering travelers a broad range of accommodation options from apartments with luxurious style and full amenities to sensible accommodations with modern essentials. For more information, please visit www.Oakwood.com.

About Mapletree

Mapletree is a leading real estate development, investment, capital and property management company headquartered in Singapore. Its strategic focus is to invest in markets and real estate sectors with good growth potential. By combining its key strengths, the Group has established a track record of award-winning projects, and delivers consistent and high returns across real estate asset classes.

Mapletree currently manages four Singapore-listed real estate investment trusts (REITs) and six private equity real estate funds, which hold a diverse portfolio of assets in Asia Pacific, the United Kingdom (UK) and the United States (US).

As at 31 March 2018, Mapletree owns and manages S$46.3 billion of office, retail, logistics, industrial, residential, corporate housing / serviced apartment, and student accommodation properties.

The Group’s assets are located across 12 economies globally, namely Singapore, Australia, China, Germany, Hong Kong SAR, India, Japan, Malaysia, South Korea, the UK, the US and Vietnam. To support its global operations, Mapletree has established an extensive network of offices in these countries.

For more information, please visit www.mapletree.com.sg/.

Image source: Oakwood Residence Saigon