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 Samir R. Wildemann Appointed General Manager
of Pan Pacific Bangkok


(Bangkok Thailand) - October 7, 2004 - Pan Pacific Hotels and Resorts' President Ichigo Umehara recently announced the appointment of Samir R. Wildemann as the new General Manager of Pan Pacific Bangkok. 

For the past 17 years, Wildemann held various management and supervisory roles in the hotel industry.  Prior to this appointment at Pan Pacific Bangkok, Wildemann was General Manager of Le Royal Meridien Phuket Yacht Club, Phuket and then moved to Le Royal Meridien Baan Taling Ngam in Koh Samui.

Samir R. Wildemann
Originally from Hamburg, Germany, Wildemann has spent most of his life in Asia where he grew up in Thailand, India and Japan. After graduating from high school in Tokyo, he began work with a leading restaurant chain in Hong Kong. 

Wildemann went on to pursue his studies at the Klessheim school of Hotel Management and Tourism in Salburg, Austria, after which he served an apprenticeship with the Sheraton in Salzburg.  His first job in Asia was at the then Borobudur Inter-Continental Jakarta, Indonesia.  Subsequently, Wildemann's career path took him to Paris and Singapore where he served as Rooms Division Manager and Executive Assistant Manager at Le Meridien, before arriving in Thailand.

Pan Pacific Hotels and Resorts currently encompasses 24 hotels (17 managed properties and 7 marketing affiliates) in 11 countries throughout Asia, the Pacific and North America.

Molly Cahill
(925) 631-7971
Also See: William (Bill) L. Sayce Appointed General Manager at the The Pan Pacific Bangkok / Mar 2001
Pan Pacific Hotels and Resorts Undertaking $50 million in Renovations at Most Every Property in Portfolio / July 2004

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