Sofitel Kuala Lumpur Damansara has appointed George Koumendakos as general manager, and Vivian Choa as director of sales and marketing.
In his new role, Koumendakos is responsible for the daily operations and strategic directions of the hotel. Koumendakos’ main priority is to ensure a safe and secure environment for his guests and colleagues, while driving more business opportunities in the domestic market.
A 35-year veteran of the hospitality industry, Koumendakos was most recently the general manager at Mövenpick Hotel Colombo, Sri Lanka.
Meanwhile, Choa is responsible for overseeing all sales, marketing, communications, and events management activities for the hotel, reporting to Koumendakos.
With over 20 years of experience in hotel sales and marketing, Choa most recently headed the sales and marketing team at Invito Hotel & Residence, overseeing the repositioning and rebranding of the hotel.
Other hotel groups Choa has worked for include Marriott International, Hilton Hotels & Resorts, and Starwood Hotels & Resorts.