Hilton has appointed Mohab Ghali as vice president operations for Egypt and North Africa, where he will be responsible for regional strategy development and well as overseeing operations for 19 hotels and 14 pipeline hotels in Egypt, Morocco, Tunisia and Algeria.
An Egyptian-Italian national and with more than 25 years' experience, Ghali has experience with managing aspects of hotel operations, and has opened seven Hilton properties in 11 years across four different brands
His achievements earned him the 2010 General Manager of the Year Award, and the 2015 MEA President Award for Hilton Worldwide.
Ghali began his career as a front office supervisor in 1992, progressing in his career with Hilton hotels across Egypt holding managerial positions that included front office manager, executive assistant manager, resident manager and general manager.
In 2008, Ghali took the position of country manager for Hilton in Ras Al Khaimah, UAE where he was responsible for leading operations and projects across the emirate for seven operating hotels and managing three general managers, four hotel managers and a full cluster set-up of 2,300 team members.
He then served as the general manager for Conrad Hilton Dubai before taking on his current role in Egypt.