Onyx names two new regional vice presidents of operations

Onyx Hospitality Group is keeping up its expansion across Asia-Pacific with the promotion of David Cumming and Pierre-Andre Pelletier.

Cumming is now the regional vice president of operations for Bangkok, Malaysia and Laos. In his expanded role, Cumming will support the company’s future growth in Malaysia, where Onyx has one newly-launched Amari and three additional hotels in the pipeline, and Laos, the location of three new Amari properties currently under development.

David Cumming (left) and Pierre-Andre Pelletier

The hospitality veteran, with 25 years of experience under his belt, has been with the company since 2004. He was previously vice president and area general manager for Bangkok, vice president of operational development, and general manager at Amari Pattaya and Amarai Watergate Bangkok.

He will continue to be based at Amari Watergate Bangkok, where the group’s global head office is located.

Meanwhile, Pelletier has been named regional vice president of operations for South Thailand, Vietnam and the Maldives.

Previously the vice president and area general manager for South Thailand, his expanded portfolio includes leadership responsibilities in the Maldives and Vietnam. Onyx currently operates Amari Havodda Maldives and is preparing for the early 2018 opening of Ozo Hoi An.

The Swiss national first joined Onyx in 1993, and has served as general manager of Amari Pattaya, Amari Watergate Bangkok and more recently the group’s flagship Amari Phuket, where he will continue to be based.

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