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Press Release | 14 November 2019

Anantara Announces Key Appointments at Thai Flagship Hotels

Anantara HotelsResorts & Spas announcethree executive appointments at the Bangkok-based international hotel group’s Thailand flagship properties – Anantara Golden Triangle Elephant Camp & Resort and Anantara Siam Bangkok Hotel.

Gauderic Harang is promoted toGeneral Manager of Anantara Golden Triangle Elephant Camp & Resort.

French-born Gauderic is promoted to his first General Manager role from the position of Resort Manager.  

He joined the company in September 2016 as Resident Managerof Anantara Dhigu, Anantara Veli and Naladhu Private Island in the Maldivesand during his two-year tenure also acted as General Manager overseeing the resorts’ operations.

Prior to joining Anantara, Gauderic spent over a decade in hospitality management in Franceworking at Plaza Athénée Paris, Hilton Paris Tour Eiffel and Accor Pullman Paris Tour Eiffel.  In 2013 he relocated to Thailand to join Swissôtel Resort Phuket, before taking up the Director of Operations role at Fairmont Le Manoir Richelieu, La Malbaie, Québec in Canada.

Gauderic obtained an MBA in Hospitality Management from ESSEC Business School, Paris, France.

In-between ensuring once-in-a-lifetime experiences for his guests at Anantara Golden Triangle and playing an active role in helping elephants that cannot help themselves at the world-renowned elephant camp, Gauderic can be found practising his Muay Thai boxing skills or finding vintage cars and motorcycles.

Daniel Simon is appointed General Managerof Anantara Siam Bangkok Hotel.

The former Commissioned Lieutenant in the Swedish Army reserves who served as a Battalion Quartermaster has three decades of luxury hospitality experience under his belt, having worked with prestigious hotel brands and cruise ships around the globe.

Daniel began his career with Four Seasons Hotels & Resorts where he spent twenty years working in North America and Asia, including General Manager of Four Seasons Hotel Tokyo at Marunouchi.

His career changed course when he joined Celebrity Cruises as Hotel Director, sailing across Asia, Alaska, Caribbean, Baltic and the Mediterranean.  In 2015 he returned to shore as General Manager of W Koh Samui, Thailand, from where he joins Anantara Hotels, Resorts & Spas.

Daniel graduated from the University of Houston - Conrad N. Hilton College with a Bachelordegree in Hotel and Restaurant Management in 2002.

A true foodie, Daniel particularly enjoys living in Bangkok to experience first-hand the Thai capital’s rightful emergence on the international culinary stage and the opportunities that it brings to continue to grow Anantara Siam’s annual World Gourmet Festival, Bangkok’s oldest international culinary spectacular.

Serge Cuypers is appointed Hotel Manager of Anantara Siam Bangkok Hotel.

Swiss-Belgian national Serge is no stranger to Asia’s City of Angelshaving previously worked in food and beverage management roles at Mandarin Oriental Bangkok and COMO Metropolitan Bangkok.

Serge brings with him over twenty years of experience in international five-star luxury hotels across Europe, Southeast Asia and the Middle East.  Prior to joining Anantara, he was the Hotel Manager of Hilton Singapore and held various Director of Operations roles at Hilton London, Conrad Dubai and Armani Hotel Dubai.

Serge holds a Diploma in Hospitality and Catering Management from the Hotel Management School in Lausanne (EHL), Switzerland.

 

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For media enquiries, please contact:

Etienne de Villiers

Cluster Director of Public Relations - International

Anantara Siam Bangkok Hotel | Anantara Golden Triangle Elephant Camp & Resort | Anantara Angkor Resort | Anantara Desaru Coast Resort & Villas | Mekong Kingdoms 

Tel: +66 2 126 8866 ext. 1514

Email: edevilliers@anantara.com