Wed, 20 January 2016

Dusit Appoints Ms Suphajee Suthumpun as Group CEO

[HD video below] Dusit International has appointed Ms Suphajee Suthumpun as Group Chief Executive Officer.

Ms Suthumpun becomes the companys third Group CEO in its storied 67-year history, and the first to be named from outside of the founding family.

Ms Suthumpun, previously the Chief Executive Officer of Thaicom Plc., succeeds Mr Chanin Donavanik, now Vice Chairman and Chairman of the Executive Committee.

In addition to further developing the brand's portfolio of international hotels and resorts, Ms Suthumpun will also support the growth of Dusit's additional business units, namely in the property development and hospitality education sectors.

Dusit International owns and operates the Dusit Thani College, a private educational institution offering Culinary and Hospitality Management programmes in partnership with the cole Htelire de Lausanne; the Le Cordon Bleu Dusit Culinary School, a joint venture partnership with the renowned Paris-based institute; and the recently launched Dusit Thani Hotel School, Thailand's first "paperless" hospitality school based on ASEAN Common Competency Standards for Tourism Professionals. The company also has plans to expand this practice to the Philippines, watch the video with Bruno Cristol below to learn more.

"It is an exciting time to join Dusit International, and I am honoured to be entrusted with the leadership of such a significant organisation in Thailand's tourism history," said Ms Suthumpun. "I am confident that with the support of the team, we can continue to build on the company's founding legacy of bringing gracious Thai hospitality to the world."

Dusit International currently has 26 properties in operation, with over 40 projects confirmed in the development pipeline.

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