Siam Kempinski Hotel Bangkok is pleased to announce the appointment of Andreas Johan Magnus as Hotel Manager. Andreas has relocated to Bangkok together with his family from The Hotel Beijing Lufthansa Center in China where he held the position of the Hotel Manager since 2015.
Andreas is a Norwegian national and obtained his hotel management diploma and bachelor’s degree in Business Administration from the Institute Hotelier Cesar Ritz and from the Hotel Institute Montreux, both in Switzerland. Andrea’s native language is Norwegian but he also speaks fluent English, French, German and good command of Russian. He began his career in Norway before moving with Orient Express Hotels to New Orleans, before receiving an internal transfer to Belmond Grand Hotel Europa in St. Petersburg, Russia where he spent three years working in the Food and Beverage field.
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.
With his experience in food and beverage roles and his sound knowledge and appreciation of the Kempinski brand, Andreas will be applying and 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 so much looking forward to carry on this great culture and spirit of team-work for the years to come. We at Siam Kempinski Hotel Bangkok strive to deliver unrivalled levels of service and classic Thai hospitality that combines seamlessly with our famous European heritage,” said Andreas. “I am honoured to be appointed as the new Hotel Manager at the Siam Kempinski Hotel Bangkok and to be allowed to be part of writing the next chapters in the saga that has become the story of a new landmark here in Thailand.”