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Richard Cohen delivers insights on “Build Your Winning Team” at Skal Bangkok business luncheon

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Richard Cohen, CEO of The Lab, shares insights on ‘Build Your Winning Team’ at Skal Bangkok’s Business Luncheon. Event attended by industry leaders and executives in Thailand’s tourism sector.

Bangkok, Thailand – Skal International Bangkok, under the leadership of President James Thurlby (center) and his Executive Committee Members, orchestrated a thought-provoking Business Luncheon Talk themed “Build Your Winning Team.” The guest speaker, Richard Cohen (fifth right), CEO of The Lab and a renowned personal coach, captivated the audience at Hotel Nikko Bangkok, Thonglor.

Distinguished attendees encompassed key figures, owners, and senior executives from Thailand’s prominent tourism organizations, along with notable personalities. Ted Kitahara (fifth left), General Manager of the hotel, extended a warm welcome.

In the photograph, from left to right, you can see:

  • Michael Bamberg, Secretary of Skal International Bangkok.
  • Pichai Visutriratana, Director of Events, Skal International Bangkok.
  • Kanokros Wongvekin, Director of Public Relations, Skal International Bangkok.
  • Max Ma, Memberships Director of Skal International Bangkok.
  • Ted Kitahara, General Manager of Hotel Nikko Bangkok Thonglor.
  • James Thurlby, President of Skal International Bangkok.
  • Richard Cohen, CEO of The Lab.
  • Earth Saisawang, President of Hotel’s Marketing Communications Club of Thailand.
  • John Neutze, Treasurer of Skal International Bangkok.
  • Dr. Scott Smith, Young Skal Director of Skal International Bangkok.
  • Andrew J. Wood, Vice President 2, Skal International Bangkok.
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Andrew J Wood was born in Yorkshire England, he is a former hotelier, Skalleague and travel writer. Andrew has 48 years of hospitality and travel experience. Educated at Batley Grammar School and a hotel graduate of Napier University, Edinburgh. Andrew started his career in London, working with various hotels. His first posting overseas was with Hilton International, in Paris, and he later arrived in Asia in 1991 on Bangkok with his appointment as Director of Marketing at the Shangri-La Hotel and has remained in Thailand ever since. Andrew has also worked with the Royal Garden Resort Group now Anantara (Vice President) and the Landmark Group of Hotels (Vice President of Sales and Marketing). Latterly he has been the General Manager at the Royal Cliff Group of Hotels in Pattaya and the Chaophya Park Hotel Bangkok & Resorts.

A past board member and Director of Skål International (SI), a former National President with SI Thailand and a two time past President of the Bangkok Club. Andrew is the former President of Skål Asia. In 2019, Andrew was awarded SKÅL’s highest award the distinction of Membre D’Honneur.

He is a regular guest lecturer at various Universities in Asia.

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