David de Brito appointed Resort Manager for Keemala

David de Brito

David de Brito

David de Brito is the newest addition to the executive level management of the resort set within the lush woodlands of Kamala, Phuket.

Due to open its doors to guests in the latter part of 2015, Keemala is busy appointing the most talented management to ensure its brand message of ‘Beyond Enchanting’ is delivered seamlessly to its guests.

Malaysian national, David de Brito is an experienced hotelier with his most recent role of Director of Food & Beverage for Cheval Blanc Randheli by Louis Vuitton in the Maldives.

His level of understanding of the luxury market and quality control processes make David the perfect candidate to work alongside General Manager, Dominique Rongé. The general manager comments on David’s appointment, “We’re extremely fortunate to have David head up the team of department managers in Phuket’s most exciting new hotel opening”.

Through his 22 years of extensive hospitality experience, David has also worked in Singapore, Malaysia, Vietnam, Brunei, Doha, Bali and East Malaysia. David has a wealth of experience in pre-opening high-end resorts and Keemala will be his eighth in his career.


David is ever keen to develop and continue his education and is currently pursuing a degree in ‘International Business’ from Penn Foster and was awarded a Diploma in Hotel Management from the Hotel and Catering School of Pennsylvania, USA, as well as studying at Cornell University completing the Restaurant certification program.


Keemala Phuket is set to open in late 2015.


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