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MUNSON John Date of Birth 31 March 1982 Nationality American Contact details Email: [email protected] / [email protected] Mobile: +65 8739 5017 PROFESSIONAL EXPERIENCE 2012-2015 GrandLife Hotels United States Owner/Operator Soho Grand Hotel and Tribeca Grand Hotel, New York City Chief of Concierge (2014-2015) Sales and Marketing Manager (2012-2014) Leadership • Headed concierge department, supervised a team of 6 employees across two 4-star luxury boutique properties achieving consistent increase in guest satisfaction scores quarter over quarter • Established and maintained all vendor relationships resulting in lowered costs and increased commissions • Promoted twice within first two years, youngest department head in 350+ person company Sales and Marketing • Managed and grew 30+ corporate accounts consisting mainly of Fortune 1000 companies which contributed USD$6m+ in annual sales to the hotels’ USD$30m+ annual revenues • Created, produced, and hosted a long running series of weekly private events for young influencers which generated USD$500k+ in additional revenue and significant press for the properties 2013-2015 Ghurka United States Luxury leather travel and lifestyle goods maker Social Media Marketing Manager • Created and developed social media marketing content across multiple platforms resulting in USD$1.3m increase in digital sales for luxury brand with USD$17m+ annual revenue • Maintained role remotely alongside hotel management career with weekly meetings either in person or via teleconference 2010-2011 Classic Car Club of Manhattan United States High-end vintage and modern collector car share service Director, Upper East Side Business Development • Launched second branch of 300+ member private member’s club and service • Managed corporate partnerships and sales and marketing of club memberships to high-net-worth individuals • Collaborated on physical design of luxury clubhouse and garage spaces as well as all marketing materials 2006-2009 Bristol Consulting United States Boutique financial recruiting firm specializing in Investment Banks and Hedge Funds Business Development • Personally Generated USD$750k+ of revenue in 18 months, established Goldman Sachs as a client which became company’s second largest client in terms of revenues billed • Awarded employee of the quarter and promoted to Vice President within first year, youngest VP in company history EDUCATION 2015-2016 INSEAD MBA Class of December 2016 France/Singapore Student Life Representative, Official MBA Blogger, Member of Consulting Club, Private Equity Club, and Retail, Luxury, and Consumer Goods Club 2002-2005 City College Of New York United States B.A. Psychology LANGUAGES English (Native), Spanish (Practical), French (Basic) OTHER EXPERIENCE 2002 - 2015 Jet-Set Events, Co-founder United States • Established and ran part-time nightlife events marketing company with USD$100k+ in annual revenues 2006 - 2009 SNITCH NYC, Partner • Joint owner/operator of New York City nightclub / live music venue PERSONAL INTERESTS • Writer/Journalist, articles have been featured in numerous publications, lifestyle blog had regular readership of 10k +, one published book (co-author) • Restoration and racing of classic cars and motorcycles • Member, Mensa International

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