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Six Senses appoints Alasdair Junor as Chief Operating Officer

Alasdair Junor has taken up the role of Chief Operating Officer for Six Senses Resorts & Spas. The duties of this Inner Core role include overseeing all operational aspects of resorts managed under the brand names Soneva by Six Senses, Six Senses Hideaway, Six Senses Latitude and Evason, plus Six Senses Spas and Six Senses Destination Spas. He relocates from his previous role as Managing Director for Six Senses in Europe, Middle East and Africa, based in Dubai.

Alasdair Junor initially joined Six Senses as general manager of Soneva Fushi in the Maldives. Under his stewardship the resort was awarded the Best of the Best Leisure Property in the World, by Condé Nast Traveller UK, in 2000. He returned to the UK for a period, where he headed a hospitality development project that covered France, Majorca and several locations within Asia. He returned to Six Senses in 2002 as general manager of Evason Phuket & Six Senses Spa in Thailand.

After graduating from the Robert Gordons University in Aberdeen Scotland, Alasdair began his career in Jordan as the food and beverage manager for Their Majesties, the late King Hussien, and Queen Noor. He has worked predominately with opening hotels in the capacity as general manager in Kenya, Wales and Scotland.

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