Bangkok, 30 October 2012 – Banyan Tree Hotels & Resorts is delighted to announce the appointment of Ms. Nopparat Aumpa as General Manager of Banyan Tree Bangkok.
In this role, she is responsible for ensuring that the urban hotel operates in line with the Group’s mission statement, meeting fiscal and qualitative objectives. She will take charge of leading, coordinating and supervising the entire operational activities in the Group’s 61-storey iconic hotel in Bangkok.
Ms. Aumpa’s managerial career began in 1996 when she joined The Westin Banyan Tree Hotel in Bangkok, Thailand, as an Assistant Manager in the Front Office department. At the start of her tenure at Banyan Tree Bangkok, she demonstrated strong hospitality skills with the outstanding achievement of the Thurston Dupar Inspirational Award in the same year. The following year, she received another award,Service of Legend.
Furthering her exposure in Banyan Tree Hotels & Resorts and building up senior leadership skills, she was a key member of the opening team which launched Banyan Tree Ringha, China in July 2005 and Royale Hayat Hospital, Kuwait in October 2006. She also managed the Double Pool Villa construction at Banyan Tree Phuket when she was appointed Executive Assistant Manager–Rooms, from 2005 to 2007, before being appointed as the Hotel Manager for Angsana Bintan from 2007 to 2009. Following that, she was part of the core pre-opening team for the Banyan Tree Mayakoba in 2009, before going on to open Banyan Tree Samui and become its Resident Manager from 2010 to 2012. She also had a short stint as part of the pre-opening team at Banyan Tree Tianjin in July 2012 to implement the Banyan Tree Host Concept at this new urban resort. Due to her strength in people development skills, she is also one of the facilitators at Banyan Tree’s Talent Management Programme.
Ms. Aumpa is a Bachelor of Arts graduate from Thammasart University in Bangkok, Thailand, as well as Bachelor degree from Thammasat University, Faculty of Liberal Arts, majoring in History, and minor in English. She also has a Certificate of Education in the Professional Development Program from Cornell University School of Hotel Management in New York, USA. She is fluent in English, besides the Thai language which is her mother tongue.
She was born in Sukothai province and is the eldest with two younger brothers.