Ayling to leave Laguna
PHUKET: Michael Ayling, Managing Director of Laguna Resorts & Hotels Plc, the company that owns and operates Laguna Phuket, will leave the company on May 31 “to pursue further business interests”, the company announced today.
Tuesday 20 March 2012, 02:51PM
Mr Ayling has spent more than 11 years with Laguna Resorts & Hotels. He joined in 2000 as Assistant Vice President Finance, before being promoted to Deputy Managing Director/ Vice President Finance in 2005 and to his current role in 2006, taking over from popular man-about-the-island James Batt.
During his tenure Laguna Phuket has become recognised as Asia’s leading lifestyle destination resort and a similar project, Laguna Lang Co, has been launched in central Vietnam.
Mr Ayling’s successor has yet to be named. A Laguna statement said, “A further announcement on Laguna Phuket’s management structure is subject to Board approval and will be made in due course.”