Siam Kempinski Hotel Bangkok has appointed Andreas Johan Magnus as hotel manager. Andreas has relocated to Bangkok from The Hotel Beijing Lufthansa Center in China.

Magnus began his career in Norway before moving with Orient Express Hotels to New Orleans and then Belmond Grand Hotel Europa in St. Petersburg. In 2011, Andreas joined the Kempinski Hotel Group, first with the Kempinski Hotel Mall of the Emirates in Dubai where he held the leadership of the food and beverage department for two years, before moving on to the Djibouti Palace Kempinski to take up the role of executive assistant manager. Magnus will bring his extensive expertise to the luxury hospitality segment at the Siam Kempinski Hotel Bangkok.

“I truly believe that people who work in hospitality industry must have the love and passion for service as we dedicate most of our time and our lives to providing the best service and sanctuary to our guests. I love working in different places, different cultures and have always dreamt of being given a chance to work here in Thailand.”

“We have a fantastic team in place at the Siam Kempinski Hotel Bangkok and a great culture for service excellence which has fostered by many great leaders before me. I am looking forward to carry on this great culture and spirit of team-work. I am honoured to be allowed to be part of writing the next chapter in the [Kempinski] saga in Thailand.”