Crowne Plaza Dubai-Deiras has appointed Georges El Hachem as general manager and has more than 17 years experience in the hospitality industry.
Accor hired Johny Zakhem as its chief financial officer and will be responsible for overseeing the groups Middle East and African leadership teams.
Arabella El Barkouki was made vice president of sales for Mandarin Oriental Hotel Group's European offices. El Barkouki will continue to head up its offices in London, Paris and Frankfurt.
JW Marriott Marquis Dubai has appointed Demian Fuentes as its director of food & beverage.
Vida Downtown, which is part of the Emaar Hospitality group, hired Nicolas Chammaa as general manager. Chamma will be responsible for all aspects of the hotel including driving its strategic growth and daily operations.
Hilton Sharjah appointed Ashraf Nabih as its general manager, who will be aiming to collaborate with local authorities to enhance tourism within the Sharjah area.
Tower Rotana has promoted Rajaram Gomes from assistant director of engineering to the director of engineering and will lead a team of 20 people in fulfilling day-to-day operations.
Mandarin Oriental Group also promoted Aiman Roujouleh as vice president for its Middle East and Africa region (MENA). Roujouleh will support the expansion of the group in the Middle East region.
Mandarin Oriental, Taipei has made Karan Berry its new general manager. Berry
French restaurant Bistro Des Arts has unveiled Anastasios Karagiannidis as its executive chef at its Dubai Marina location