YOO boosts Bangkok team

BANGKOK, 13 September 2019: YOO Worldwide, a hospitality management company, has ramped up its expansion in Southeast Asia with the appointment of two executives to strengthen its recently-launched regional head office located in Bangkok.

Krongsak “Bonn” Paramacharoenroj has been named associate director of business development – Southeast Asia.

Praree Kittidumkerng has become YOO’s senior graphic designer – Asia Pacific.

Both Thai nationals and will be based at the company’s Bangkok office, reporting to YOO Worldwide’s vice president of business development – Asia Pacific Rich Millar.

The two appointments represent the latest phase of a regional expansion in Southeast Asia that kicked off with the opening of the Bangkok office last February.

The group plans to grow its business in both urban and resort destinations with an emphasis on Thailand, Malaysia, Indonesia, Vietnam, Cambodia and the Philippines.

YOO Worldwide was created by property developer John Hitchcox and international designer Philippe Starck as a pure residential design enterprise, with 81 projects in 36 countries. It has since branched out into the hospitality service sector with its own or managed properties.