Appointed General Manager
At Shangri-La Hotel, Bangkok in Bankok, Thailand
Prior to this appointment, Mr Brea spent two years as general manager of Jing An Shangri-La, West Shanghai.
An Australian-American national with more than 30 years in the hospitality industry, 14 of which were spent with Shangri-La Hotels and Resorts, Mr Brea brings to Shangri-La Hotel, Bangkok extensive management experience gained in five-star international hotels and resorts in Hawaii, Australia, the Philippines, Singapore, Hong Kong SAR, Malaysia and Canada.
He first joined the Shangri-La family in 2000 at Island Shangri-La Hong Kong as hotel manager before moving through the ranks to senior management positions in various Shangri-La hotels, including Shangri-La Hotel, Singapore as hotel manager, Shangri-La Hotel, The Marina, Cairns; Traders Hotel, Kuala Lumpur; Shangri-La Hotel, Vancouver; and Kerry Hotel, Pudong, Shanghai, where he was the general manager of these properties.
Mr Brea graduated with a degree in Business Administration from Maryville College’s School of Liberal Arts, Tennessee, USA and attended the Executive Management and General Manager Programmes at Cornell University.