Mr Sokoun Chanpreda, Managing Director of Hospitality Management and Development Asia (HMD Asia) and owner of Shinta Mani Hotels announced the appointment of Mr Stuart Gemmell as General Manager for its 3 Siem Reap properties.
Hailing from Melbourne, Australia, Stuart’s career spans 25 years in hospitality with the past 18 in South-East Asia. Until recently, Stuart held the position of General Manager at the Purist villas in Bali and for 5-years, General Manager at IBAH resort in Bali for Warwick Hotels. For ten years he was with Orient Express Belmond as Hotel Manager on Road to Mandalay in Myanmar and in Corporate Sales roles.
The first half of Stuart’s career was operations management at Starwood luxury collection in Port Douglas Australia, and Hilton on the Park in Melbourne. Stuart has also headed up a hospitality training center in Lombok and delivered digital marketing units at colleges in Australia.
In his new role as General Manager for Shinta Mani Hotels, Stuart will oversee the day to day operations of the 3 Siem Reap boutique hotels, Shinta Mani Angkor, Shinta Mai Shack, and Bensley Collection – Shinta Mani Siem Reap luxury pool villas. He will also work closely with the Director of the non-profit Shinta Mani Foundation, an important part of the Shinta Mani Hotel Group.
“I am humbled and delighted to be joining Shinta Mani and their progressive team to help further develop these unique, customer-focused hotels. The Shinta Mani personnel are known for their genuine nature and dedication to hospitality and I look forward to working with them” said Stuart.