Thirayuth Chirathivat, Chief Executive Officer of Centara Hotels & Resorts, has announced the promotion of Darren Shaw from General Manager of Centara Karon Resort Phuket to Area General Manager of the two properties of Centara Grand Beach Resort Phuket and Centara Villas Phuket.
Darren is Australian and has over 20 years’ experience in the hotel industry, with leading hotels including Watermark Hotel and Spa in Australia, and Outrigger On-The-Lagoon Fiji, where he began as General Manager in 2006.
Darren first moved to Thailand in 2010 as General Manager with Laguna Phuket resorts complex before joining Centara in February 2012. As Centara General Manager, he oversaw the popular Centara Karon Resort, Phuket and Waterfront Suites by Centara before accepting the position of Area General Manager. Prior to joining Centara Grand Phuket Beach Resort Phuket and Centara Villas Phuket, Darren was General Manager of Centara Karon Resort Phuket.