Centara hires experienced executive to develop talent and support its distinctive culture

Bangkok, Thailand – 7th November 2018– Centara Hotels & Resorts, Thailand’s largest hotel operator, announced the appointment of Saranya Chensukitphanitas Corporate Director of Training and Talent Development. She is the latest addition to the executive team driving the company’s regional expansion. Her experience will help Centara attract and develop talent, prepare them for growing responsibilities, and support the company’s high-performance service culture.

Before joining Centara, Ms. Saranya was a Human Resources Business Partner in PepsiCo’s Asia Pacific Region. Her previous experience included HR management posts for Estee Lauder and the Dutch dairy giant Friesland Campina. She graduated with a degree in Chinese Language from Chulalongkorn University and received a Master’s degree in Management from the University of York in the UK.

Saranya added “I am delighted to become a part of Centara where I believe in its strong potential to grow and expand. I started this role with enthusiasm for making a positive change and with visions of learning design, development roadmap, career planning, and engagement. Together, we will make Centara a learning organization!”

“Saranya will help us make Centara one of the best places to work in the hospitality industry,” said Centara CEO Thirayuth Chirathivat. “Her experience will benefit our training and career planning programmes, reinforce our values, and help meet the high standards of our organization.”