Rotana has named two top-level executives in its Sales department in the UAE; each appointee brings years of experience to the leading hotel group in the region.
Ahmad Shaban joined Rotana as Head of Sales for Abu Dhabi & Al Ain. Born in Spain, Ahmad completed his degree in Accounting from Amman Private University in Jordan and worked with International chains such as Marriott and IHG, his last position was Country Director of Sales & Marketing for Marriott Kuwait. In this new role with Rotana, Ahmad will be building on the strengths of the sales team to develop a solid platform that will serve the 13 hotels in Abu Dhabi & Al Ain.
Victor Devries was appointed as Head of Sales for Dubai & Northern Emirates. Born in Netherlands and completed his Masters in Marketing and Advertising in Solvay Business School in Belgium. Victor joins Rotana with a wealth of experience with international chains and his last position was Director of Regional Marketing – Canada & US with Hilton Worldwide.
With over 14 years in key commercial leadership roles across the Middle East, Europe, Asia and USA, Victor will direct the company’s sales initiatives in Dubai & Northern Emirates where Rotana currently operate 20 properties.
Commenting on the appointment, Rotana Chief Operating Officer, Guy Hutchinson said, “I am pleased that we are able to attract top industry talent like Ahmad & Victor to lead our sales teams in UAE, where high performance and execution excellence are top priority. I am confident that their industry knowledge, leadership and proven track record in sales will prove significantly beneficial to Rotana”.