Bangkok, Thailand -- (ReleaseWire) -- 05/02/2012 -- The Peninsula Bangkok hotel (http://www.peninsula.com/Bangkok/en/default.aspx) has appointed Mr Sunsakhon Pikulkeha as its new Director of Finance and Ms Wanida Saranpaibool as the new Director of Catering.
Mr Pikulkeha joins The Peninsula Bangkok with the experience and knowledge he gained from
14 years in the financial departments of hotels in Chiang Mai, Koh Samui, Bangkok and Lanai, Hawaii. This included his roles as Assistant Director of Finance with luxury chain Four Seasons Hotels and Resorts and most recently as Director of Finance with Sheraton Grande Sukhumvit in Bangkok. Holding, among other qualifications, a Master of Business Administration and a Master of Administration in Tourism Industry Management from Chiang Mai University, Mr Pikulkeha is a Thai national who speaks fluent English.
Ms Saranpaibool joins The Peninsula Hotel, exclusive among 5 star hotels in Bangkok(http://www.peninsula.com/Bangkok/en/Accommodation/default.aspx), from The St. Regis Bangkok where she was Director of Events & Convention Services. Prior to this she spent 19 years at the Grand Hyatt Erawan Bangkok in the roles of Sales Manager, Associate Director of Sales and Director of Convention Services. Ms Saranpaibool brings a wealth of experience and skill in the corporate sales and MICE (Meetings, Incentives, Conventions and Exhibitions) sectors to her new posting at The Peninsula Bangkok. A Thai national, also fluent in English, she holds a Bachelor of Business Administration from Assumption University with a major in marketing.
“With Sunsakhon Pikulkeha and Wanida Saranpaibool on our team, The Peninsula Bangkok has gained two well seasoned veterans in their respective fields. I am very pleased to welcome them to our team and the benefits they bring to Bangkok’s leading luxury riverside hotel”, said The Peninsula Bangkok’s General Manager Nicolas Béliard.
Incorporated in 1866 and listed on The Stock Exchange of Hong Kong (00045), HSH is the holding company of a Group which is engaged in the ownership, development and management of prestigious hotel, commercial and residential properties in key locations in Asia, the United States and Europe, as well as the provision of transport, club management and other services. The hotel portfolio of the Group comprises The Peninsula Hotels in Hong Kong, Shanghai, Beijing, New York, Chicago, Beverly Hills, Tokyo, Bangkok, Manila and Paris (opening in 2013). The property portfolio of the Group includes The Repulse Bay Complex, The Peak Tower and The Peak Tramways, St. John’s Building, The Landmark in Ho Chi Minh City, Vietnam and the Thai Country Club in Bangkok, Thailand.