Ms. Suphajee Suthumpun
Ms Suphajee Suthumpun is focused on strengthening 67-year old Dusit International’s foundations for growth, building on the company’s founding vision to promote Thai hospitality to the world.
A distinguished professional with extensive experience in both domestic and international corporations, Ms Suthumpun has joined Dusit after a successful tenure as Chief Executive Officer at Thaicom Plc., having notably led the company into profit within her first quarter on board after multiple years of losses. Prior to joining Thaicom, she worked at multinational technology and consulting corporation IBM for over 20 years, with her last role being General Manager of IBM ASEAN’s Global Technology Services Division.
Today, Dusit International has 29 hotels and resorts in operation worldwide, with the number expected to reach 80 within the next four years. As such, Ms Suthumpun has set a long-term vision with focuses on human capital development, technological advancement and strategic management to sustain this growth.
In addition to further developing the brand’s portfolio of hotels and resorts, she will also support the growth of the company’s additional business units, primarily in the hospitality education sector. Dusit International owns and operates the Dusit Thani College, a private educational institution offering Culinary and Hospitality Management programmes; and operates the Le Cordon Bleu Dusit Culinary School, in partnership with the renowned Paris-based institute.
Ms Suthumpun holds an MBA in International Finance and Accounting from Northrop University in California, USA, as well as a Bachelor of Science degree in Sociology and Anthropology from Thammasat University, Thailand.