The St. Regis Bangkok has appointed Sam Chia as
Director of Sales & Marketing, Carl Chapman as Director of Food &
Beverage and Boonyanoot Kongrod as Director of Human Resources.
Sam Chia is no stranger to the St. Regis
brand as he was most recently leading the sales, events and
marketing communications efforts at The St. Regis Singapore.
Sam has a wealth of experience in the
luxury hospitality industry that includes being part of the
pre-opening team at Capella Singapore, the Regional Sales team of
Banyan Tree Hotels & Resorts, and a prior role as Assistant Vice
President – Business Development at Capella Hotel Group Asia.
Outside work, Sam enjoys spending time with his wife Michelle and
their two children, Alison and Lucas.
Carl Chapman, a seasoned international hotelier from the UK,
has over two
decades of experience with luxury hotels and resorts in the
United Kingdom, Canada and Dubai. He has worked with some of
the most renowned names in hospitality
including Claridge’s and The Savoy in London. He was most recently
at Dukes Dubai.
Boonyanoot Kongrod, a Thai national, has more than 20 years of hospitality
experience and is a veteran of Starwood Hotels and Resorts (now Marriott) here in
Thailand. Most recently, she worked as Human Resources Service
Manager at the Marriott International Area Office in Bangkok.
Klaus Christandl, General Manager of The St. Regis
Bangkok, said, “I am delighted to welcome these three seasoned
leaders to our St. Regis Bangkok family and am looking forward to
them guiding their respective teams at our property, one of the
region’s finest hotels, to even greater future success. All three
of them bring a wealth of experience from different parts of the
globe with them and I am confident that they will play an
important role in further strengthening our focus on delivering
consistently high service standards and market leading return.”