The Ascott Limited – Thailand


ASCOTT WELCOMES MR. KANIT SANGMOOKDA AS COUNTRY GENERAL MANAGER FOR THAILAND & LAOS

 

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Bangkok, Thailand, 22 November 2023— The Ascott Limited (Ascott), a lodging business unit wholly owned by CapitaLand Investment (CLI), is delighted to announce the appointment of Mr. Kanit Sangmookda as the new Country General Manager for Thailand & Laos, effective from 1 November 2023.

 

With more than 20 years of experience in the hospitality sector, Mr. Kanit has held key positions in leading international hotel chains such as Marriott International, Minor Hotels, and Starwood Hotels & Resorts. His impressive career trajectory includes the following notable positions such as General Manager of Renaissance Johor Bahru Hotel in Malaysia, General Manager of Le Meridien Kota Kinabalu and Jakarta in Indonesia. He was also the General Manager of Four Points by Sheraton Sabah, as well as serving as the Regional Director of Revenue Management with Starwood SEA Region.

 

Commenting on his appointment, Mr. Kanit said, "I am thrilled to be joining the Ascott team and am excited to lead the Thailand & Laos region, leveraging my experience and passion for the hospitality industry. I look forward to contributing to Ascott's continued success in the region."

 

Mr. Chuck Abbott, Regional General Manager, Indonesia, Malaysia, Thailand & Philippines, remarked, "We are delighted to welcome Kanit to Ascott. His extensive experience, strong leadership skills, and passion for the industry make him the perfect candidate to lead our Thailand & Laos operations. We are confident that under his guidance, we will continue to deliver exceptional service and value to our guests and stakeholders."

 

With the appointment of Mr. Kanit, Ascott looks forward to strengthening its presence in Thailand and Laos, providing exceptional experiences and unparalleled hospitality to its guests.

 

When he's not on the hotel grounds, Mr. Kanit is a devoted family man who enjoys a range of personal interests, including music, sports, fitness activities, and photography. These diverse passions are sure to bring a fresh perspective to his role as Country General Manager.

 

For reservations or more information about Ascott properties in Thailand, please call us at +66 2 204 4400 / 1800 888 272 (Thailand toll-free), email enquiry.thailand@the-ascott.com or visit www.discoverasr.com.