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Conrad Koh Samui bolsters executive team with new appointments

L to R: Marco Araujo – General Manager, Brent Assam – Director of Operations
L to R: Marco Araujo – General Manager, Brent Assam – Director of Operations

Conrad Koh Samui Resort announces Marco Araujo as General Manager and Brent Assam as Director of Operations, enhancing leadership.

KOH SAMUI, THAILAND – Conrad Koh Samui Resort & Residences announced significant additions to its executive team with Marco Araujo stepping in as its new General Manager and Brent Assam joining as the Director of Operations.

Marco Araujo appointed as General Manager

With over two decades of experience in the luxury hospitality industry, Marco brings a wealth of expertise and demonstrated leadership capabilities to the team. In his new role, Marco will oversee the commercial and operational performances of Conrad Koh Samui.

Prior to joining Conrad Koh Samui, Marco served as Resort Manager for the award-winning flagship property Waldorf Astoria Ithaafushi Maldives. During his time there, Marco led the Forbes 5-star accreditation for three consecutive years and earned multiple awards. His appointment also marks a welcome return to Conrad Koh Samui, having previously served as the Director of Operations and Commercial Director at the resort from 2017 to 2021.

Commenting on his new role, Marco said, “I am delighted to be taking on the position of general manager at Conrad Koh Samui, a property to which I hold a deep connection. The resort is well known for its exceptional service and innovation, which is a testament to the unwavering dedication of our team. I look forward to contributing to the resort’s rich legacy and ensuring that our guests continue to enjoy the exceptional experiences that we are renowned for.

Brent Assam appointed as Director of Operations

As the new director of operations, Brent Assam will oversee the daily operations at Conrad Koh Samui, ensuring exceptional service and guest satisfaction. Boasting an extensive background in food and beverage management and operations, Brent’s 20-year career his hospitality included a notable tenure at Hilton Adelaide, where he served as Director of Operations.

We are delighted to welcome Brent to the team. His extensive experience and passion for hospitality will contribute to Conrad Koh Samui’s continued success, and ensure our guests continue to enjoy extraordinary experiences,” said Marco.

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