BANGKOK, 15 February 2021: Montien Hotel Surawong Bangkok
has appointed Pierre- Andre Pelletier as area general manager.
According to the statement made by the group’s executive
managing director, Montien Tantakit, late last week, Pelletier will supervise both the Montien
Hotel Surawong Bangkok and 56 Surawong Hotel.
Pelletier is a veteran hotelier with over 30 years’
hospitality experience in Europe and Asia. He comes to the Montien following a
long stint as a general manager and regional vice president in Onyx Hospitality
Group. He has resided in Thailand for 28 years and started his hotel career in
the country with the Mandarin Oriental Bangkok.
Commenting on the appointment, Montien noted: “With his
wealth of hospitality experience and understanding of the Thai culture, Pierre
is the perfect addition to lead our new Bangkok hotels”.
For years he has been associated with Onyx’s expansion that
involved a restructuring from a family-run hotel company formerly known as
“Amari.” to a multi-brand hotel corporation with an Asia Pacific footprint. He
was most recently regional vice president, operations in southern Thailand,
Vietnam, the Maldives for Onyx.
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