Prateek Kumar appointed Dusit's regional VP - EMEA region
Prateek Kumar will focus on strengthening Dusit's operations and development efforts in Europe, the Middle East and Africa
Dusit International has appointed Prateek Kumar to the role of regional vice president - EMEA region, responsible for strengthening Dusit’s operations and supporting development efforts in Europe, the Middle East and Africa.
For the past two years, Kumar was area general manager in charge of Dusit's operations in Dubai. In his new role, he will continue to serve as general manager of Dusit Thani Dubai while also linking with the company's head office in Bangkok to supervise operating and pre-opening properties in the EMEA region.
Prior to joining Dusit International as general manager of Dusit Thani Manila in 2008, he was responsible for the pre-opening of Ascott Raffles Place in Singapore. He has also worked for Raffles Hotels & Resorts, Starwood Hotels & Resorts, and Renaissance Hotels.
Kumar has a Bachelor’s Degree in Hotel Management from Griffith University in Australia.
With 29 properties currently in operation across four brands in eight countries, Dusit International is in a growth phase which will see the number of Dusit properties reach 70 within the next three to four years across key markets worldwide.