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Walter Santos Navarro

Walter Santos Navarro

Director of Marketing Communications

Sofitel Singapore City Centre

Walter Navarro is a communications, media and public relations professional with extensive marketing communications leadership experience over the past 17 years.

He has led the marcom for the opening, launch and development of two prominent five-star luxury hotels in Singapore: Fairmont Singapore in December 2007 which was the flagship Asian property of Fairmont Hotels & Resorts; and most recently the flagship property of Sofitel in Singapore – Sofitel Singapore City Centre in October 2017.

He is a LinkedIn author/content curator with more than 500,000 articles views which are featured under leadership and management, big ideas and innovation as well as best advice categories. As a marketing leader, he has spearheaded the media/PR, strategic marketing, communications, branding and content curation efforts of numerous hotel brands (Fairmont Singapore, Raffles The Plaza, Sofitel Singapore City Centre, Swissôtel The Stamford, Pan Pacific Hotels Group) as well as hotels under the AKARYN Hospitality Management Services based in Bangkok, Thailand.
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