Memories Group has announced the appointment of Mr. Thibaut Stettler as Hotel Manager at Awei Metta hotel in Yangon, while outgoing GM Mr Eric Laurent takes over as General Manager at the firm’s sister resort, Awei Pila, in the Mergui Archipelago, according to a press release.
The changes see Swiss national Mr Stettler, 30, step in at the company’s Yangon property. Born in Jakarta and having spent most of his life in Asia, he considers this continent his home although he graduated in his homeland from the Ecole Hôtelière de Lausanne, one of the world’s foremost schools in hospitality. He has been in the industry for 12 years.
Mr Stettler joined Memories Group in Myanmar in 2016, originally as a business development associate before being handed the job of Hotel Manager at the Keinnara Hpa-an, a 19-key eco-lodge nestled among the picturesque mountainous landscape of Karen State, according to the company.
Mr Laurent takes up the role of general manager at Awei Pila, the Group’s most exotic resort which is situated on a private island in the pristine Mergui Archipelago, an emerging destination in Southeast Asia.