Francis Zimmerman recently joined the Landmark Bangkok as General Manager having previously overseen operations and business development for Next Story Group as Managing Director, South East Asia.
During his 30-year career, Francis worked with leading luxury hotel brands Anantara, AVANI, Le Meridien, Shangri-La and Westin throughout Asia and North America. In South East Asia, he was Resident Manager for Le Royal Meridien and Le Meridien President Hotels in Bangkok and General Manager at Le Meridien Jakarta.
In 2008, Francis moved back to Bangkok to join the Marriott Resort & Spa as General Manager where he led the successful transition of this city resort to the luxury hotel brand Anantara in 2011.
Francis was promoted to Director of Operations and Area General Manager Thailand of the Minor Hotel Group leading eight of the group’s prestigious hotels and resorts until 2016.
A passionate culinarian and mixologist, Francis lives by the mantra, “Do what you Like. but Love What you Do”. He is an avid sports junkie having completed his first Half IronMan and also a keen family man to his four children and wife Dyan.
With a wealth of knowledge, experience and results in Thailand and South East Asia, Francis is looking forward to leading Bangkok’s most successful independent and enduring five-star hotel.