Kanit Sangmookda has been appointed as general manager of Le Méridien Kota Kinabalu, following his most recent role as general manager for Le Méridien Jakarta.
Born in Thailand, the hospitality veteran brings with him more than 19 years of experience, having worked in international chain hotels including Marriott International, Minor Hotel Group and former Starwood Hotels and Resorts.
Kanit began his hospitality career as a reservation agent in JW Marriott Hotel Bangkok. He was then appointed as director of revenue management at Bangkok Marriott Resorts & Spa and The Westin Kuala Lumpur, as well as the regional director of revenue management for Starwood Hotels & Resorts – South-east Asia. He then moved to Sabah, where he served as general manager of Four Points by Sheraton Sandakan for nearly three years.