Dusit International has promoted Prateek Kumar to regional vice president – EMEA region, following his two-year stint as the area general manager of Dusit’s Dubai operations.
He will continue to serve as the general manager of Dusit Thani Dubai, while closely working with the company’s head office in Bangkok to supervise operating and pre-opening properties in the EMEA region.
Throughout his career, Kumar has held various positions for numerous reputable hospitality companies, including Raffles Hotels & Resorts, Starwood Hotels & Resorts and Renaissance Hotels.
Chief operating officer, Dusit International, Lim Boon Kwee commented on Kumar’s promotion: “In line with our strategy for sustainable and profitable growth, which includes balancing our portfolio of hotels to have half of our operations outside of Thailand by 2022, we are committed to increasing our resources to facilitate our expansion in the EMEA region. Mr. Kumar has a proven his ability to create strategic approaches, drive revenue growth, set best operational standards, and deliver results, so we are confident he will help establish a strong presence for our brands in the region.”
Kumar has a Bachelor’s Degree in Hotel Management from Griffith University in Australia.