Industry Update
Appointment 3 August 2018

James Robert Wilson

Appointed General Manager
At Centara Grand at Central Plaza Ladprao Bangkok, Thailand

James Robert Wilson

Wilson has almost 30 years' hotel experience in Europe, Middle East and Asia and was general manager at Pathumwan Princess Hotel Bangkok from 2000 - 2006 before being promoted to be vice president of operations at Dusit International (Corporate Head Office in Bangkok). In 2009, he has transferred to manage Dusit Thani Dubai as general manager until 2013, then starting his career at Millennium Corniche Hotel Abu Dhabi as general manager until 2016.

Wilson was previously also GM at Centara Grand West Bay Hotel Doha in Qatar for the pre-opening.

University of Ulster

James Robert Wilson (Class of 1988) is a graduate of University of Ulster in Londonderry - United Kingdom
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Centara Hotels & Resorts

Centara Hotels & Resorts is Thailand’s leading hotel group, with 46 deluxe and first-class properties across Thailand, as well as 24 hotels and resorts in the Maldives, Vietnam, Bali, Sri Lanka, Qatar, Laos, Oman, Turkey and China.
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