Peninsula hotel CFO cuts through the beauty parade

Once a banker himself, Neil Galloway of the HongKong and Shanghai Hotels group says banks often get caught up in the pitch process and need to be pushed hard to add value.
Neil Galloway, HongKong and Shanghai Hotels Limited group
Neil Galloway, HongKong and Shanghai Hotels Limited group

Boasting one of Hong Kong’s best-loved hotels, the Peninsula Hong Kong, The HongKong and Shanghai Hotels group has expanded its hotel chain across Asia, the US and is scheduled to open its first European hotel in Paris in 2012. The group also has a variety of other interests, including in commercial property, merchandising and management of private clubs.

Here one-time banker and currently finance director and chief finance officer for the hotel group, Neil Galloway, discusses his role at the company, and what life is like on the other side of the pitch presentation.

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