Maunik Thacker is the Senior Vice President of Marketing for Marina Bay Sands and is responsible for developing the overall marketing strategy to drive brand acquisition and international visitorship to the integrated resort. In this role, he develops, coordinates and communicates strategic initiatives and priorities for Destination Marketing, E-commerce, Retail Marketing, Advertising & Brand Management, ArtScience Museum, Entertainment and Sponsorship Marketing.Prior to his appointment to Marketing in June 2013, Maunik was Vice President of Revenue Optimization at Marina Bay Sands from 2009. Then, he was responsible for devising the optimum business mix, inventory structures and pricing strategies for the integrated resort as well as
optimization strategies for the gaming floor. Since 2006, he was with Marina Bay Sands’ sister property Sands China, leading the Revenue Management and Distribution teams as part of the preand post-opening teams for Sands Macao and The Venetian Macau. Maunik’s professional experience in hospitality began in revenue management with hotels including Le Royal Meridien Beach Resort & Spa, Dubai; Grosvenor House Dubai and Taj President, Mumbai.
His deep wealth of experience is drawn from working in hotel establishments in India, U.A.E, Bahrain
and China. Maunik holds an MBA in International Hospitality Management, awarded by the prestigious ESSEC (École Supérieure des Sciences Économiques et Commerciales) Business School in conjunction with Cornell University, one of Europe’s top business schools.