appoints Grace Ei Thwe Aung as new General Manager

August 21, 2019
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In order to further accelerate's growth in the country, the company today announced the appointment of Grace Aung as General Manager of the market leading portal effective 1st August 2019. 

Grace brings with her over 20 years of leadership and management experience in two-sided marketplaces, travel and hospitality.

Prior to joining, Grace was Chief Operating Officer at Aquamarine Ecotourism Development Co. Ltd in Myanmar. Before that, she was the Chief Operating Officer of, the largest Online Travel Agent (OTA) in Myanmar and one of the fastest growing marketplaces in Southeast Asia. There, she led and managed a team of 162 while also being responsible for all strategy, operations, sales, marketing and product development on sites in Myanmar, Cambodia, Singapore as well as China. 

Commenting on her appointment, Grace said, “Property and the online marketplaces are one of the two highest growth and most dynamic industries to be involved with in Myanmar. I am very excited to be able to contribute to both here at With the portal’s strong leadership and focus on delivering quality and exceptional services to consumers, partners and customers, it is undeniable that we are at the forefront in the market. I look forward to leading and broadening our reach as well as deepening our relationships with our consumers, partners and customers. I firmly believe we have tremendous growth ahead and am excited to get started.”

Nay Min Thu, Managing Director of said, “We are excited to have Grace on board as General Manager of She will play an integral role in the continual success of the company. We look forward to the operational experience she will bring to the team of over 100 staff across both offices in Yangon and Mandalay. As grows and expands into new markets in Myanmar, Grace will help us to manage and optimize the process of scaling the team, our business operations and continue to deliver innovative solutions and products to meet the needs of our customers, partners and consumers.”

Read original press release here.


Edited by Gordana Davila

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