Radisson Hotel Group appoints new General Counsel for the Asia Pacific

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Radisson Hotel Group has appointed Nisha Menon as its new General Counsel for the Asia Pacific.

  • Radisson HotelsRadisson Hotels General Counsel for the Asia Pacific, Nisha Menon – 

Radisson Hotel Group has bolstered its legal representation in the Asia Pacific with the appointment of Nisha Menon as its new General Counsel for the region.

Based in Singapore, Ms Menon sits on Radisson Hotel Group’s Asia Pacific Executive Committee and will report directly to the group’s Asia Pacific President, Katerina Giannouka.

Speaking about her new position, she said it was pleasing to join an “exciting company with a positive mindset”.

“I look forward to joining the team and facilitating the company to expand its presence across Asia Pacific,” she said.

At a glance: 

  • Radisson Hotel Group has appointed Nisha Menon as its new General Counsel for the Asia Pacific.
  • Ms Menon joins Radisson from Parkway Pantai Ltd. where she was Senior Legal Counsel.
  • As General Counsel at Radisson Hotel Group, Ms Menon will be responsible for all legal matters and issues of corporate governance in Asia Pacific.

With more than 13 years of legal experience and expertise, Ms Menon graduated with a Bachelor of Law Degree (First Class) from the University Law College at Bangalore University in 2007, and went on to enroll as an Advocate with the Karnataka State Bar Council in the same year.

In 2016, she qualified as a Solicitor of England and Wales.

Throughout her career as a legal advisor, Ms Menon has concluded multiple major deals, including mergers, joint ventures, asset sales, private equity transactions and more.

Since 2011, she has worked with companies in Singapore, most recently as Senior Legal Counsel for Parkway Pantai Ltd.

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Radisson Hotel Group Asia Pacific President Katerina Giannouka. Source: Radisson Hotel Group

In the hospitality industry, she has been involved with numerous projects involving some of the world’s leading hotel groups, such as Marriott International, Hilton Worldwide and InterContinental Hotels Group (IHG), including management agreements, cross-border joint ventures and licensing contracts in Singapore, Indonesia, India and Thailand.

Ms Giannouka said Ms Menon’s experience spoke for itself.

“In the last decade she has worked on an impressive number of prestigious projects, involving complex cross-border transactions for multinational companies.

“Her intricate familiarity with legal matters in various Asia Pacific countries, accompanied by her knowledge of the hospitality industry, will play a key role in helping Radisson Hotel Group to achieve our strategic goals across the region.” 

As General Counsel at Radisson Hotel Group, Ms Menon will be responsible for all legal matters and issues of corporate governance in Asia Pacific.

This will include advising on investment and development projects, handling real estate and hotel management matters, including leases, local regulatory framework and permits, and managing all areas of employment law.