Ascott Thailand Appoints Mr. Philipp Sebastian Frickhinger As the General Manager

Ascott Thailand appoints Mr. Philipp Sebastian Frickhinger as
the general manager of Somerset Park Suanplu Bangkok

Online PR News – 18-February-2022 – Thailand – CapitaLand’s wholly owned serviced residence business unit, The Ascott Limited (Ascott) is pleased to announce the new appointment of Mr. Philipp Sebastian Frickhinger as the General Manager of Somerset Park Suanplu Bangkok.

Mr. Frickhinger brings to his role more than 25 years of senior management experience at luxury hotels in Germany, Switzerland, China, and Thailand.

Prior to joining The Ascott Limited, Mr Frickhinger was the General Manager of Cape Panwa Resort, Phuket and spent eight years as General Manager of The Sukosol Hotel, Bangkok, Thailand where he gleaned an understanding and developed an appreciation for Thai culture and traditions.

As a business leader, Mr. Frickhinger believes in empowering his team, and working with the local workforce to bring out the best in their individual and team performance in order to exceed guests’ expectations.
Mr. Frickhinger is a graduate in Hotel Management from Southern Cross University, Australia and has an MBA from HHL Leipzig Graduate School of Management, Germany. Action-driven and motivated, he is well-placed to steer Somerset Park Suanplu Bangkok to greater success.

Mr. Brian Tan, Country General Manager of Thailand & Laos, says “We welcome Philipp to the Ascott family as we strengthen our management team to prepare for the exciting growth in the cluster as countries around the world open up for travel again in 2022.”

About The Ascott Limited
The Ascott Limited is a member of CapitaLand Investment. It is one of the leading international lodging owner-operators with properties across Asia Pacific, Central Asia, Europe, the Middle East, Africa and the USA. Its portfolio of serviced apartment, coliving and hotel brands includes Ascott The Residence,
The Crest Collection, Somerset, Quest, Citadines, lyf, Préférence, Vertu, Harris, Citadines Connect, Fox, Yello, Fox Lite and POP!.

About CapitaLand Investment Limited
Headquartered and listed in Singapore, CapitaLand Investment Limited (CLI) is a leading global real estate investment manager (REIM) with a strong Asia foothold. As at 30 September 2021, CLI had about S$120.8 billion of real estate assets under management, and about S$84.3 billion of real estate funds under management (FUM) held via six listed real estate investment trusts and business trusts, and 30 private funds across the Asia-Pacific, Europe and USA. Its diversified real estate asset classes cover integrated developments, retail, office, lodging and new economy sectors such as business parks, industrial, logistics and data centres.

CLI aims to scale its FUM and fee-related earnings through its full stack of investment management and operating capabilities. As the listed investment management business arm of the CapitaLand Group, CLI has access to the development capabilities of and pipeline investment opportunities from CapitaLand’s development arm. Being a part of the well-established CapitaLand ecosystem differentiates CLI from other REIMs.

As part of the CapitaLand Group, CLI places sustainability at the core of what it does. As a responsible real estate company, CLI contributes to the environmental and social well-being of the communities where it operates, as it delivers long-term economic value to its stakeholders.
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