Industry Update
Appointment30 October 2013

Catherine Lee

Appointed VP Sales and Marketing, China
At Dusit Fudu Hotels and Resorts in Shanghai, China

Catherine LeeMs Lee’s major responsibilities will focus on building and fostering relationships with key clients and partners and strengthening the Dusit brand in China. Furthermore, she will play a pivotal role in driving performance and work alongside the Development team as Dusit Fudu continues to expand its portfolio in China. A Singapore national, Ms Lee has more than 25 years of experience in the hospitality industry and prior to joining Dusit Fudu, she held senior leadership positions in Sales and Marketing at both corporate and hotel levels with major international hotel groups. Previous positions included Global Director of Sales and Area Director of Sales and Marketing for major hotel brands.

Dusit International

Dusit International was founded in 1948 by Honorary Chairperson Thanpuying Chanut Piyaoui, whose first hotel was the Princess on Bangkok's Charoenkrung Road. Today the company is a leader in hotel management and hospitality education and comprises a unique international portfolio of distinctive hotels and resorts operating under four brands: Dusit Thani, dusitD2, Dusit Princess and Dusit Devarana.
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Recent Appointments at Dusit

Federico Catalioto - CSR Manager

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Thomas Weber - General Manager

23 September 2019 — Dusit International, one of Thailand's leading hotel and property development companies, is pleased to announce Mr Thomas Weber has been appointed as the new General Manager of Dusit Thani Maldives. Mr Thomas brings with him more than 25 years of international experience leading pre-opening and operational hotels for brands such as Sun International, Hilton, Mövenpick, and The Leela.
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Anthony Vale - Director of Sales and Marketing

12 February 2019 — Dusit has appointed Mr Anthony Vale as Director of Sales - GSO UK. Possessing a deep understanding of the leisure and corporate travel industry, Mr Vale has worked in sales for international companies such as Mövenpick Hotels & Resorts and Qatar Airways, as well as key UK-based tour operators like Tradewinds.
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