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24 Jul 2023

Bangkok, Thailand (July 2023) - Absolute Hotel Services (AHS), led by CEO Mr. Jonathan Wigley, is pleased to announce the appointment of Mr. Chakrit Saengkong as Vice President - Technical Services. With over a decade of experience in senior technical services positions within the AHS group, Chakrit brings a wealth of expertise to his new role.

Having joined Absolute Hotel Services in 2013, Chakrit has demonstrated exceptional proficiency in preliminary design concepts, development designs, and project management. He has been pivotal in successful endeavours, including supporting renovation programs, rebranding projects, and new constructions. His invaluable contributions have guided the team towards achieving operational excellence during the openings of esteemed properties under the Eastin Grand Hotels, Eastin Hotels & Residences, U Hotels & Resorts, and Travelodge Thailand brands.

Chakrit's extensive experience in technical services and deep understanding of the hospitality industry make him the ideal candidate for this prominent role. His strategic vision and ability to drive innovative solutions will undoubtedly strengthen Absolute Hotel Services' commitment to excellence and continuous pursuit of exceptional guest experiences.

Under Chakrit's leadership, the AHS Technical Services team is well-positioned to enhance its capabilities and drive global project development and growth. Supporting this vision are two key team members: Ms. Suphaporn Tripitak (Gung), appointed as Deputy Vice President of Technical Services, and Mr. Sakorn Sonchai (Nai), promoted to Assistant Director - Technical Services.

Ms. Suphaporn Tripitak (Gung) brings diverse skills and experience to her new role. Known for her strong negotiation abilities, independence, teamwork, and client management skills, Suphaporn excels in project management, presentations, and leadership. Her attention to detail, creativity, and multitasking skills make her a valuable asset to the team. With an extensive background in interior design, she has worked on notable projects with Kristina Zanic Consultants (Bangkok, Thailand) and SPG Invest (China & Vietnam).

Mr. Sakorn Sonchai (Nai), an Absolute Hotel Services veteran, has been promoted to Assistant Director - Technical Services. With a solid interior design and management background, Sakorn brings valuable expertise to his new position, contributing to the team's success in delivering exceptional projects.

The Technical Services team is pivotal in supporting global project development and growth. They assist developers in selecting the ideal project consultant team and guide them through each stage of development until opening. With a balanced mix of engineering, project management, and design skills, the team ensures every project's highest quality and functionality standards.

Jonathan Wigley, CEO of Absolute Hotel Services, emphasises the importance of the Technical Services team in delivering the next generation of branded and white-label hotels, residences, and golf courses for AHS. He states, "Our Technical Services team is crucial in our mission to provide exceptional hospitality experiences. With the expertise of Mr. Chakrit, Ms. Suphaporn, Mr. Sakorn, and the entire team, we are confident in our ability to exceed expectations and create outstanding properties that showcase our commitment to excellence."

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