Anantara Hotels, Resorts & Spas has made the
following key appointments to expand and strengthen the sales and
marketing teams across the region:
Ms. Meg Evans has been
appointed to the position of Area Director of Sales & Marketing
for all Anantara hotels and resorts in Thailand. She transfers her
skills from an illustrious 13 year career with Marriott, during
which time Ms Evans accrued multiple awards in recognition of her
leadership achievements. Accolades included the Marriott
International Global Cluster Sales Leader Award in 2006, as well
as the International Sales & Catering Team of the Year and
International Special Achievement Award in 2000. Meg joins
Anantara from her most recent position as Marriott Country
Director of Marketing for Jordan.
Ms. Maneeporn Koatkhao
takes up the role of Area Director of Sales MICE, Thailand.
Bringing with her over five years experience in sales, marketing
and operations for five star international hotel chains, Miss Koatkhao has enjoyed director roles with the Conrad Bangkok and
Shangri-La Hotel Bangkok.
Anantara has also appointed Ms.
Kamutporn Chaiwong as Director of Sales & Marketing for Anantara
Hua Hin Resort & Spa, having served in hospitality, operational
and sales leadership roles for over 15 years with continued
success. Following various managerial sales positions for Sheraton
Grand Sukhumvit Bangkok and InterContinental & Holiday Inn
Bangkok, her most recent role was Director of Sales for VIE Hotel
Bangkok and V Villas Hua Hin.
Anantara also welcomes Ms.
Aticha Pasaprates as Director of Sales & Marketing for Rasananda
Resort & Spa Phangan, which will join the Anantara family in
November 2011. Ms Pasaprate’s 10 year hotel career has included
sales and marketing roles with Marriott International London, the
Sheraton Grande Sukhumvit Bangkok, Plaza Athénée Bangkok and Le
Méridien Angkor. Aticha joins Anantara from InterContinental Hotel
Group where she held senior Marketing and communication roles
overseeing Thailand and the Maldives.
Ms. Benjawan Meksakul
joins Anantara as Director of Sales & Marketing for Anantara
Golden Triangle Resort & Spa from her previous role as Director of
Sales & Marketing at Le Meridien Chiang Rai Resort. Ms. Meksakul
brings with her a wealth of sales experience from senior roles
held with Sheraton, Banyan Tree and Movenpick.
new Director of Sales & Marketing for Anantara Mui Ne, Vietnam,
Mr. Zosimo Jimeno, boasts a 16 year career characterised by commended performance in sales and marketing. Prior to joining
Anantara, he held the position of Marketing Instructor for BrainBox in Ho Chi Minh City as well as senior sales roles for
Victoria Hotels & Resorts in Vietnam.
Mr. Gary Ge has been
appointed Director of Sales & Marketing for Anantara Xishuangbanna
in Yunnan Province, China. Prior to joining Anantara, Mr. Ge was
Director of Sales & Marketing for Golden Tulip Ashar Suites City
Ms. Benjaporn Magroodtong takes on
the role of Director of Sales overseeing Wholesale for Anantara
Hotels, Resorts & Spas. Ms Magroodtong joins Anantara from the
Pullman Bangkok where she held the position of Director of Sales
for the last three years.
Ms Tabatha Ramsay, VP Sales for Anantara said, “This is an extremely exciting time for Anantara Hotels,
Resorts and Spas as we are bringing many new properties online. I
firmly believe that our sales team has been greatly enhanced by
these new appointments and is well positioned to take advantage of
improving market conditions.”
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