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Dusit International appoints Vice President of Human Resources Development

Bangkok - Dusit International has appointed Mr. Tan Eng Leong as the new Vice President of Human Resources Development. With over 30 years of experience in human resource management, Mr. Tan will provide an added degree of leadership, as well as developing a strategy to increase the efficiency and effectiveness of human resources throughout the company.

“The appointment stems from our commitment to developing our employees through extensive training and education, as well as searching for new talents to work for Dusit International‟s properties worldwide. Tan specialises in strategic human resources development. His expertise in human resource management will help to ensure the smooth integration of Dusit International‟s expansion and prepare our staff to manage in a new world order where our guests are even more highly educated and well travelled,” said Mr. Octavio Gamarra, Senior Vice President, Dusit International.

In 2003 he returned to Shangri-La Hotels & Resorts as the Group Director of Human Resources, assisting the Managing Director and CEO in the planning and implementation of the company‟s Human Resources strategy and in the promotion of the company‟s culture through its Vision, Mission and Guiding Principles. Mr. Tan also played a key role in the launch of the Shangri-La Academy in 2004, training over 3,500 employees in the academy between 2004 - 2008, and eventually became the Head of the Shrangri-La Academy in 2009.

Mr. Tan graduated with a BA (Hons) Degree from the University of Singapore in 1974 and obtained his MSc in Human Resources Development from South Bank University, United Kingdom in 1986. With his extensive experience in the hospitality industry, Mr. Tan has now taken another major step in fulfilling his professional career as Vice President of Human Resources Development for one of Asia‟s leading hotel groups - Dusit International.

Mr. Tan Eng Leong
Vice President of Human Resources Development
Dusit International

Chutimaporn Kasemsuk (Kee)
Corporate Director of PR & Communications
Tel: +66 (0) 2200 9999 ext. 3320
chutimaporn.ks@dusit.com | www.dusit.com/pr