Rosewood Phnom Penh is delighted to announce the appointment of Daniel Simon as its new Managing Director.
In this role, Daniel will be responsible for overseeing the ultra-luxury property’s operations, guest engagement efforts, and talented team.
Born in Sweden, Daniel is a luxury hospitality veteran, bringing with him three decades of hotel and restaurant management experience. His diverse international background includes stints in 11 cities across the US, Southeast Asia, Canada, and Australia.
After serving as a logistics officer in the Swedish Army, Daniel began his hospitality career with Four Seasons Hotels & Resorts, honing his leadership skills amid different cultures and economic environments through postings overseas as Director of F&B at Four Seasons Resorts Bali and General Manager of Four Seasons Hotel Tokyo – among other highlights.
Daniel’s impressive resume also includes significant experience in the cruise industry, having worked as Hotel Director of Celebrity Cruises for two years. In this role, he traversed the waters of Asia, Alaska, the Caribbean and Europe, elevating guest experience along the way.
Upon leaving the cruise industry, Daniel joined W Koh Samui as General Manager before relocating to Thailand’s capital to work as General Manager of the Anantara Siam Bangkok Hotel, where the avid foodie fell in love with the country’s diverse culinary offerings, delighting in everything from market-fresh street food to Michelin-starred meals.
“I am thrilled to join Rosewood Hotel Group, in particular, the vibrant Rosewood Phnom Penh. I look forward to working with my talented and dynamic associates, immersing myself in local culture, and expanding on Rosewood’s A Sense of Place® experiences,” said Daniel.
Daniel holds a bachelor’s degree from Conrad N. Hilton College of Hotel and Restaurant Management at the University of Houston.