Thirayuth Chirathivat, Chief Executive Officer of Centara Hotels & Resorts, has announced the appointment of James Robert Wilson as general manager of Centara Grand at Central Plaza Ladprao Bangkok.

Wilson has almost 30 years’ hotel experience in Europe, Middle East and Asia and was general manager at Pathumwan Princess Hotel Bangkok from 2000 – 2006 before being promoted to be vice president of operations at Dusit International (Corporate Head Office in Bangkok). In 2009, he has transferred to manage Dusit Thani Dubai as general manager until 2013, then starting his career at Millennium Corniche Hotel Abu Dhabi as general manager until 2016.

Wilson was previously also GM at Centara Grand West Bay Hotel Doha in Qatar for the pre-opening.