Unyielding Pursuit of Excellence

Unyielding Pursuit of Excellence

The Peninsula Bangkok has announced the appointment of Masahisa Oba as its new Managing Director. With an illustrious career spanning over 20 years in the hospitality industry, Masahisa brings a wealth of experience and an unyielding pursuit of excellence to his new role.


Prior to his distinguished tenure in Bangkok, he held key executive positions at various Peninsula locations across Asia, showcasing his leadership skills and commitment to excellence. His journey includes pivotal roles such as General Manager at The Peninsula Manila, Hotel Manager at The Peninsula Hong Kong, Resident Manager at The Peninsula Tokyo and Executive Assistant Manager of Food & Beverage at The Peninsula Shanghai.


A proud graduate of the Japan Hotel School and the Ecole Hôtelière de Lausanne’s Hotel Management Program, Masahisa Oba brings over 20 years of invaluable experience in the hotel industry. Remarkably, 17 of those years have been dedicated to The Peninsula Hotels, highlighting his deep-rooted commitment to the brand.


Unyielding Pursuit of Excellence
“Great honour…” – Masahisa Oba, Managing Director, The Peninsula Bangkok.


The new managing director brings a diverse skill set to his role, underlined by his expertise in hotel management. His personal interests include wine, travel and a strong passion for football, both as a player and a supporter.


Reflecting on his new appointment, he expressed his excitement, stating, “Bangkok has always held a special place in my heart as one of my favourite destinations. Its rich cultural charm and vibrant atmosphere continually captivate travellers, drawing many to visit and even choose to reside here. It is with great honour that I take on the position of Managing Director at The Peninsula Bangkok. I am excited about the opportunity to uphold the legacy of excellence that The Peninsula Hotels are renowned for and to ensure that each of our guests enjoys an unparalleled experience.”



Source: The Peninsula Bangkok.

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