Kanit Sangmookda, the new general manager of Le Méridien Kota Kinabalu holds a master’s degree in International Business Management majoring in Management and Economics from Wollongong University in Australia.
Sangmookda has more than 19 years of experience in the hospitality industry working in leading international chain hotels including Marriott International, Minor Hotel Group and former Starwood Hotels and Resorts.
His first role in the hospitality industry was that of a reservation agent in JW Marriott Hotel Bangkok. Later, he was promoted to the role of the Director of Revenue Management at Bangkok Marriott Resorts & Spa and The Westin Kuala Lumpur, as well as the Regional Director of Revenue Management for Starwood Hotels & Resorts – Southeast Asia.
Prior to his appointment at Le Méridien Kota Kinabalu, Sangmookda was the General Manager for Le Méridien Jakarta where he spearheaded the renovation of the hotel rooms and their lobby lounge