The appointments include Group Director of Revenue, Group Director of Sales and Group Director of Marketing and Communications.

Mr Erwann Mahe, Executive General Manager of ibis Hotels Thailand said “The roles of our new sales and marketing leaders will be pivotal in our strategic management as ibis grows and rapidly expands its portfolio of hotels throughout Thailand.

Additionally, this will strengthen the company’s effort in increasing revenue and enhancing the brand presence as Thailand’s leading economy hotel chain.”

Mr Michael Tscherne has been appointed as Group Director of Revenue who will be responsible for a strategic pricing and revenue management. Born in Australia, Mr Tscherne formerly held the leading position as Multi-hotel Revenue Manager for Accor’s Brisbane Hotels. Prior to joining ibis Hotels Thailand, he has an extensive work experience in the hotel industry; as General Manager, Multi-hotel Revenue Manager, Front Office Manager and Project’s Revenue, Pricing & Distribution Manager at the Accor Head Office in Sydney.

Ms Chutimaporn Kasemsuk has been appointed as Group Director of Marketing and Communications whose role aims at developing and enhancing ibis brand awareness and spearheading all marketing and public relations strategies for the ibis hotels across Thailand. Graduated with first-class honour in International Communications from the University of Leeds, United Kingdom, Ms Kasemsuk worked as consultant for some of the world’s leading branding agencies including Weber Shandwick, McCann WorldGroup and JWT. Prior to joining ibis Hotels Thailand, she worked as Dusit International’s Corporate Director of Public Relations & Communications overseeing and developing communications strategies for the group and its collection of hotels and resorts across the world.