Industry Update
Appointment 3 February 2014

Bill Black

Appointed President
At Montara Hospitality Group in Phuket, Thailand

Bill BlackA highly respected and familiar name in the hospitality industry, Mr. Black has over 30 years of experience in every facet of hotel management and development across Asia Pacific. After having worked for the Regent and Four Seasons chains including the Bangkok property for 18 years, Mr. Black went on to form his own boutique hotel group which subsequently became the Singapore-based SilverNeedle Hospitality Group, where he served as President until his retirement last year. For the last eight years he has been an Executive Director of Montara Hospitality Group.

Montara Hospitality Group

Montara Hospitality Group was established by the Pattamasaevi family, led by reputable former financier Narong Pattamasaevi. Together with our team of experienced Hoteliers and Developers, Montara Hospitality aims to spread, throughout Asia the unique warmth and service-mindedness of the renowned Thai hospitality that has continuously captured the hearts of international guests and visitors from around the world for generations.
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Recent Appointments at Montara

Max Chin - General Manager

1 June 2015 — Max joins the Montara family-owned hotel group from Mövenpick, Chiang Mai where he was Culinary Director for Mövenpick, Thailand for 3 years. During this period he also provided F&B support during the pre-opening phases of Mövenpick Hotels in China, Singapore and Philippines.
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Anthony Lark - Managing Director / General Manager

23 March 2015 — Widely respected hotelier Anthony Lark has been appointed managing director and general manager of Trisara, a high-end resort of 48 pool villas and 20 privately owned residences on Phuket’s west coast.
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Marie Laure Fleury - Resort Manager

3 February 2014 — Marie Laure Fleury joined the Montara Hospitality Group as Resort Manager at Trisara prior to her appointment as General Manager to oversee the re-development of the award-winning Boathouse on Kata Beach boutique resort in Phuket.
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