Appointments Santiburi Koh Samui welcomes new GM By TTG Asia / Posted on 9 October, 2020 17:50 Alexandre Frenkel has joined Santiburi Koh Samui in the capacity of general manager. The Swiss hotelier possesses almost three decades of experience, having worked with leading hotels and resorts across five countries. He also has a deep knowledge of Thailand’s hotel industry, having spent the last 16 years living and working in the Kingdom. Frenkel started out his professional career at Hilton, where he rose through the ranks to become director of operations and director of business development at Hilton Beijing. He then moved back to Thailand with Amari/Onyx Hospitality Group, achieving his first general manager role in 2006. He has since managed some of Bangkok’s leading properties, including Centara Watergate Pavillion Hotel.