Singaporean Bernard Columba has been appointed the head of human resources for Asia Pacific for the resorts and hotels operator Absolute World Group.
He brings 20 years of experience having worked in Singapore, Miami, Florida, Hong Kong, Indonesia, Malaysia and Afghanistan, and most recently, the Maldives, where he was the director of human capital development at LVMH.
His appointment comes as Absolute World undergoes a strategic reorganisation and improvement of its traditional sales and marketing models.
For this role, he will be based at the company’s Asia Pacific human resource department in Phuket, Thailand.
In more hospitality news, Outrigger Enterprises Group announced Alan Darr (pictured) has been hired as the corporate director for human resources and support in Asia Pacific.
He is now responsible for the company’s strategic planning, direction and administration of the human resources function for the Asia Pacific region.
He was previously a human resources consultant for Artyzen Hospitality in Hong Kong, and has also worked for Shangri-La Hotels and InterContinental Hotels.
Image: Outrigger PR
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