Mr. Denis Gruhier has been appointed as Group
General Manager of Sunway Resort Hotel & Spa, overseeing the
multiple hotel development’s five properties.
With extensive industry experience, Gruhier, a French national, is a seasoned professional whose
career in hospitality commenced in 1973. He has held regional
roles at hotel chains in Europe, North and South America,
the Caribbean, Asia as well as Australia.
Gruhier started out
with a keen focus in Food & Beverage, and went on to hone and
impart his expertise in a wider scope of operations when he took
up several appointments as Resident Manager, General Manager and
Area Director of Operations & Human Resources. His extensive
senior management expertise including that of overall hotel
operations, coupled with a proven track record, has seen him drive
and oversee properties of various magnitudes, including large
resort hotels in different parts of the world.
General Manager of Sunway Resort Hotel & Spa, Gruhier plays a
strategic role in the positioning of the 441-room 5-star premier
Sunway Resort Hotel & Spa, 17 Asian-styled luxury accommodation at
The Villas, 12 long-stay serviced resort townhouses at The Duplex,
the 4-star selected services Pyramid Tower Hotel incorporating 534
superior rooms and 230 fully-furnished Pyramid Suites & Studios,
as well as the management of the serviced owner-occupied Resort
Gruhier’s key career milestones have
seen him previously assume the role of General Manager of the
Dusit Thani Hotel in Bangkok, Thailand. He also oversaw the opening of the
world’s first Versace hotel - Palazzo Versace in Gold Coast,
Australia; and Faena Hotel + Universe – the first hip hotel in
Buenos Aires, Argentina – totally designed by Philip Starck.
is active in a number of industry and community organisations. Multilingual, he is fluent in French, English, Spanish and German.
He has several professional degrees and certifications.
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