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Masahisa Oba named the new Managing Director at The Peninsula Bangkok

Masahisa Oba

With 20 years of hospitality expertise, Masahisa Oba brings exceptional leadership to The Peninsula Bangkok as Managing Director.

BANGKOK, THAILAND – The Peninsula Bangkok announced the appointment of Masahisa Oba as its new Managing Director. With an illustrious career spanning over 20 years in the hospitality industry, Mr. Oba brings a wealth of experience and an unwavering commitment to excellence to his new role.

Before his distinguished tenure in Bangkok, Mr. Oba held key executive positions at various Peninsula locations across Asia, showcasing his leadership skills and commitment to excellence. His journey includes pivotal roles such as General Manager at The Peninsula Manila, Hotel Manager at The Peninsula Hong Kong, Resident Manager at The Peninsula Tokyo, and Executive Assistant Manager of Food & Beverage at The Peninsula Shanghai.

A proud graduate of the Japan Hotel School and the Ecole Hôtelière de Lausanne’s Hotel Management Program, Masahisa Oba brings over 20 years of invaluable experience in the hotel industry. Remarkably, 17 of those years have been dedicated to The Peninsula Hotels, highlighting his deep-rooted commitment to the brand.

Mr. Oba brings a diverse skill set to his role, underlined by his expertise in hotel management. His personal interests include wine, travel, and a strong passion for football, both as a player and enthusiast.

Reflecting on his new appointment, Mr. Oba expressed his excitement, stating, “Bangkok has always held a special place in my heart as one of my favorite destinations. Its rich cultural charm and vibrant atmosphere continually captivate travelers, drawing many to visit and even choose to reside here. It is with great honor that I take on the position of Managing Director at The Peninsula Bangkok. I am excited about the opportunity to uphold the legacy of excellence that The Peninsula Hotels are renowned for and to ensure that each of our guests enjoys an unparalleled experience.”

The Peninsula Bangkok is confident that under Mr. Oba’s leadership, the hotel will continue to uphold the highest standards of luxury, service, and guest satisfaction. Please join us in extending a warm welcome to Masahisa Oba as he assumes his role as Managing Director.

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