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Anders Dimblad

General Manager - Banyan Tree & Pavilion Hotel Kuala Lumpur 

Anders Dimblad is the General Manager of Banyan Tree Kuala Lumpur and Pavilion Hotel Kuala Lumpur, 

the Group’s first two properties in Malaysia. A veteran hotelier with over 19 years of experience in 

the luxury hospitality industry, this follows a ten year success of management tenures within the Group 

from 2004 to 2014. 

Prior to joining Banyan Tree Kuala Lumpur, Anders served as the Vice President of Hospitality in DAMAC Hotels & Resorts, Dubai. He was formerly the Area General Manager of Banyan Tree Al Wadi and Banyan Tree Ras Al Khaimah Beach. During his time there, he had successfully positioned the two hotels respectively to be amongst the top luxury properties in the market, garnering numerous awards for each. He was also responsible for the increase in the number of guest and associate satisfaction figures as well as the gross operation profits for the year. 

Anders also served as the General Manager of Banyan Tree Seychelles, Resident Manager at Banyan Tree Bangkok, Thailand, and Executive Assistant Manager at Angsana Ihuru, Maldives. 

On numerous occasions, Anders has been recognized for his leadership accomplishments. In year 2012, he was awarded the “Hotelier Middle East Power 50” for establishing himself as a leader in the hospitality industry. A year later, he was shortlisted for the top five “General Manager of The Year” by HotelierMiddleEast.com to honour General Managers in Middle East who delivered remarkable achievements.

Anders, a Swedish National, joined the luxury hospitality industry in year 1999 as a Management Trainee at Island Shangri-La, Hong Kong. In his free time, Anders enjoys football, sailing and biking, and the occasional ice-cream treat.


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