Published on : Tuesday, November 12, 2019
Tabatha Ramsay has been appointed as the Vice President Commercial who will oversee sales, revenue and distribution. He is an Australian national with more than 30 years of experience in sales and marketing.
Raymond T.Komg will join as the Chief Development Representative China and North Asia and he is a native of Hong Kong with more than 25 years’ experience in hotel development and operations.
Ramsay will report to Centara Deputy CEO Markland Blaiklock, while Mr. Tong will report to Centara Senior Vice President Business Development Andrew Langston.
Thirayuth Chirathivat, Chief Executive Officer, Centara Hotels & Resorts was delighted to welcome two executives with the breadth of experience Tabatha and Raymond bring to their respective new roles. He said that Tabatha is well-equipped to help lead Centara to the next level of commercial success, while Raymond’s appointment bolsters the company’s ambitious development plans for Greater China and North Asia.
Ramsay held a number of management positions with leading hotel groups, including: Area Director, Sales & Marketing at Intercontinental Hotels Group; VP Sales at Minor Group’s Anantara Hotels, Resorts & Spas; VP Sales, Marketing & Revenue at Oakwood Worldwide; and, more recently, Chief Marketing and Sales Officer at Vinpearl Hospitality Ltd before joining Centara.
Mr. Tong held a number of senior-level roles during a 20-year career with AccorHotels, during which he helped develop more than 180 hotels, resorts and serviced apartments throughout China, Hong Kong, Macau and Taiwan as well as other Asia markets. This was befor he took over the role of the CEO of the Ambassy Hotel Advisors.