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Mr Robert HECKER

Independent Director

Mr Robert Hecker is an Independent Director of the Board of the Managers.

Mr Hecker is the Managing Director of Horwath Asia Pacific (Singapore) Pte Ltd and manages the Asia regional arm of Horwath HTL with offices in Tokyo, Beijing, Shanghai, Hong Kong, Kuala Lumpur, Bangkok, Singapore and Jakarta.

Since his arrival in the region with Horwath in 1988, he has developed an extensive background and expertise in the region’s developing hotel and tourism industries through his direct involvement in the planning and analysis of more than 500 projects located throughout the Asia Pacific Region. Robert has held several senior regional appointments with Horwath, including as Senior Consultant (Hong Kong & Bangkok 1988-1993), Director (Pacific-Asia 1993-1997).

Overall, Mr Hecker has over 40 years of experience including hotel operations with Pacific Plaza Hotels in California and conducting market and financial analyses for hotels, resorts, cruise ships, convention centers, conference centers and restaurants while with Laventhol and Horwath in San Francisco. Mr Hecker is also a frequent speaker at industry related conferences around the region and has published numerous research articles in regional industry publications.

Mr Hecker holds a Bachelor of Science (Business) from University of California, Berkeley and a MPS degree from Cornell University School of Hotel Administration.