Tue, 28 June 2016

Eugene Oelofse Joins Outrigger as Director of Marketing and eCommerce Asia Pacific

Outrigger has appointed Eugene Oelofse as Director of Marketing and eCommerce, Asia Pacific.

Eugene will be based in the Outrigger Asia Pacific office in Phuket, Thailand, and will report to Mark Simmons, VP Sales & Marketing, Asia Pacific.

Oelofse, from South Africa, has over 13 years of experience in branding, communications, digital, marketing and CRM.

Before joining Outrigger, Oelofse was Branding and Communications Director at Akaryn Hotel Group in Thailand.

For two years prior to that he was Group Marketing Manager at the Premier Hotel & Resorts Group, a diverse portfolio of business, leisure and luxury hotels in South Africa.

Oelofse has also held roles at advertising and communications agencies in South Africa.

Eugenes online, digital and communications skills in the leisure sector will be a major asset to Outrigger Resorts, said Darren Edmonstone, Outrigger Managing Director, Asia Pacific. Given our direction to further grow our B2B and B2C outreach with innovative initiatives and programmes, Eugene will provide a strong resource in these areas to support this.

Oelofse has Honours and Postgraduate certification in marketing management from the IMM Graduate School of Business in South Africa.

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