Dubai-based developer Seven Tides has enhanced its senior management team with the appointment of Rony Valeny as Executive Managing Director.

Valeny joins from the Deloitte Middle East Financial Advisory Practice, where he headed up the Technology, Media & Telecommunications division for the region following a decade with PricewaterhouseCoopers in London.

A qualified chartered accountant with a proven track record advising corporate and private equity clients as well as lending banks, in his new role Valeny will define and execute the strategic direction of Seven Tides’ global portfolio with a specific remit to develop and support stakeholder relationships.

“Rony’s international experience in understanding the nuances of running successful businesses, across a wide range of industry sectors, and his ability to shape and lead teams in delivering effective solutions to drive future performance corresponds directly with Seven Tides’ strategy for growth,” said Abdulla Bin Sulayem, CEO, Seven Tides.

“With the opening of our latest luxury project, Anantara Dubai The Palm Resort & Spa, this week, and continued international interest in the Anantara Residences, Rony will lead the team in ensuring that we continue to optimise our commercial potential and extend our capabilities to existing and prospective partners and stakeholders,” he added.

“The opportunity to work together with the team at Seven Tides to develop our business strategy to grow the company in the coming years is one that I relish. Along with the team, I am committed to ensuring that we deliver five-star standards and service across every facet of the operation, commercial, residential and hospitality, as well as to stakeholders at every level,” said Valeny.

Seven Tides’ active portfolio includes the 293 room Anantara Dubai The Palm Resort & Spa, 442 apartment and 14 penthouses that make up the Anantara Residences Dubai Palm Jumeirah, the Mövenpick Ibn Battuta Gate hotel, Ibn Battuta Gate Offices and Residences, Oceana Residences on Palm Jumeirah which includes the West 14th Restaurant and Dukes Hotel, London.