Chiva-Som is pleased to announce the appointment of Chanyapak Suwankantha as Wellness Director. In her new role, Chanyapak will oversee all aspects of the guest wellness experience, helming the resort’s team of world-class experts.
Chanyapak is a graduate of Chiang Mai University’s Faculty of Nursing, one of the kingdom’s leading institutes for both medical practice and research. Deciding early on a career in the wellness industry, she furthered her education at the prestigious Swiss Hotel Management School, specialising in Resort and Spa Operations and Management.
Chanyapak began her career in the spa department at one of Thailand’s top hotels. She first joined Chiva-Som in 2014 as Manager of Niranlada Medi-Spa, the resort’s aesthetic clinic, catering to a discerning clientele interested in the latest beauty and other medical treatments. In 2020, she was promoted to Resort Operations Manager, overseeing the entire Health & Wellness team and some of the world’s most extensive wellness facilities.
In her new role as Wellness Director, Chanyapak will be responsible for guiding Chiva-Som’s wellness philosophy, as well as developing new programmes and treatments that respond to guests’ needs and goals.
“I am very excited to take on the new role of Wellness Director”, says Chanyapak. “I look forward to working with my fellow directors to innovate and expand our holistic approach, and to maintain our position as the world’s leading wellness destination”.