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Centara appoints new Executive Vice President of Human Resources

Author: Theodore Koumelis / Date: Fri, 10/07/2022 - 08:19
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Siriwan brings 30 years of experience to Centara, where she will oversee the company’s entire Human Resources efforts to support more than 6,000 staff members across Asia and the Middle East.

BANGKOK, THAILAND – Centara Hotels & Resorts, Thailand's leading hotel operator, has appointed Siriwan Wangthamrong to the position of Executive Vice President of Human Resources.

Siriwan brings 30 years of experience to Centara, where she will oversee the company’s entire Human Resources efforts to support more than 6,000 staff members across Asia and the Middle East.

“I am delighted to welcome Siriwan to the Centara family and excited about the wealth of experience with major multinational companies that she will bring to the company. Siriwan’s appointment comes at a critical time for Centara as we pursue an ambitious expansion plan, and she will play a key role in continuing to develop our Human Resources department as we grow” said Thirayuth Chirathivat, Chief Executive Officer, Centara Hotels & Resorts.

Centara has been taking its unique brand of Thai-style hospitality to even more destinations in Thailand and the Middle East. The company has plans for major expansion and intends to double its properties with new hotels and resorts expected in Japan, Cambodia, Myanmar, China, Indonesia, Laos, the Maldives, Qatar and the United Arab Emirates. 

“I am incredibly excited to be joining Centara Hotels & Resorts, particularly at a time of rapid business growth across Asia and the Middle East,” said Siriwan Wangthamrong, Executive Vice President of Human Resources, Centara Hotels & Resorts. “I’m looking forward to bringing my energy and enthusiasm to this role and collaborating with employees across the entire company and hope to help inspire the Centara team.”

Siriwan holds a degree in Business Management from Wright State University in Ohio in the U.S. She was also a co-founder of the Asian-American Student Association. Siriwan was most recently Director – Human Resources and Administration for G4S Security Services (Thailand) Limited, overseeing a total headcount of 20,000 employees and has previously worked for multinationals organizations.

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