(23 Sep 2021) The Slate beachfront resort in Phuket has appointed Claude Sauter as General Manager.
A Swiss national, Claude has enjoyed a 24-year relationship with Phuket, having first arrived on the island in 1997 as Resident Manager of the Impiana Resort Patong.
Following five years with Impiana, Claude took on his first general manager’s role with Cape & Kantary Hotels, leading the Cape Panwa Hotel in southeast Phuket.
He has since headed-up several major properties in Phuket and neighbouring Phang Nga province for international hotel groups including Wyndham and Marco Polo.
Most recently, Claude worked as GM of The Surin Phuket for over six years.
“As the world starts to travel again, I look forward to ushering in an exciting new era at this outstanding resort, and creating exceptional experiences for all our guests,” said Claude.
A graduate of Ecole Hôtelière de Genève and Cornell University’s School of Hotel Administration, Claude speaks six languages: English, French, German, Italian, Spanish and Thai.