Hotel group Thanyapura has appointed Robert Hauck as group president.
Phuket-based Thanyapura offers an unsurpassed portfolio of diverse resources centred on a 23-hectare campus in Phuket.
Hauck – who will take over on September 1st - has developed a reputation for visionary leadership and has achieved wide recognition for distinguished performances in hotel management and sales and marketing during his 23-year career on four continents.
He is also an enthusiastic triathlete and sportsman.
Thanyapura on site services extend to restaurants and bars, a cooking school, day spa, fully equipped kids and teens club, visual arts studio and a performing arts centre.
It also home to the Thanyapura Mind Centre for the cultivation of mental and emotional balance, the Phuket International Academy Day School (PIADS), the 38-room Thanyapura Retreat, the 77-room Thanyapura Resort and the five-star Thanyamundra Ogranic Resort, the first and only certified organic farm in southern Thailand, adjacent to Khao Sok National Park.
“I am absolutely thrilled to be joining such an innovative project as Thanyapura with its world-class facilities and hotels,” Hauck enthused.
Prior to his most recent role as general manager at the award winning Raffles Grand Hotel d’Angkor in Cambodia, Hauck held management positions at renowned luxury hotels across Asia Pacific, including Shangri-La’s Far Eastern Plaza Hotel, Taipei, Island Shangri-La Hong Kong, Mandarin Oriental Kuala Lumpur and Pudong Shangri-La in Shanghai.