(22 June 2022, 11:13 +07)
Dusit has appointed Gilles Cretallaz as Chief Operating Officer.
Lim Boon Kwee, who retired from the
place in May after nearly 9 years of service with the
firm, French nationwide Gilles brings to the position greater than
30 years of expertise main inns
for the Accor group throughout Turkey, China and Southeast Asia.
During his illustrious profession, Gilles has overseen
pre-opening, rebranding, and operations for inns beneath luxurious
Accor manufacturers, such as Sofitel, Fairmont and Raffles. This
consists of, amongst others, serving as Regional General Manager –
Accor North Vietnam, and General Manager for the long-lasting,
award-winning Sofitel Legend Metropole Hanoi. He additionally
conceptualised ‘So’, Accor’s first playful luxurious model, and
established the model in Thailand as General Manager of the distinctive
Sofitel So Bangkok.
Expanding his scope regionally, internationally,
and throughout model segments, he was appointed Director of Operations
Sofitel Luxury Hotels – Thailand and Singapore, and later promoted
to Vice President Operations Upscale and Luxury Segments for
Thailand, Vietnam, Japan, Korea, Cambodia, Laos, Myanmar,
Philippines, and the Maldives.
In his new position for Dusit, Gilles will likely be accountable for overseeing the monetary and
operational obligations of Dusit’s lodge enterprise unit,
together with all Dusit Hotels and Resorts, ASAI Hotels, Elite Havens,
white label properties, and condominiums/residences beneath property
administration, at each company and property ranges.