Corporate Director of Human Resources takes helm at Safir Hotels & Resorts
HR strategy strengthened as it continues to play an ever important role at Safir Hotels & Resorts
· Senior appointments supports Safir Hotels & Resorts strategic expansions
Kuwait, 30 November, 2010: With a remit to assist the strategic development and growth of Safir Hotels & Resort, Mr. Helmut Meckelburg, CEO of Safir International Hotel Management, the leading Kuwait-based Middle East Hotel Management Company has appointed Mr. Ahmed Mourad as Corporate Director of Human Resources.
With over 25 years of rich experience, Ahmed Mourad brings with him a remarkable and diversified portfolio of accomplishments to Safir Hotels and Resorts. Ahmed Mourad has leadership responsibility for administering and maintaining organization design, management development, staffing, compensation and benefits, labor and employee relations, employee communications, training and recruitment.
Commenting on Ahmed Mourad’s appointment, Mr. Helmut Meckelburg, CEO of Safir International Hotel Management said, “Ahmed’s talent, depth of experience and knowledge of the market will be a tremendous asset to the company. Our employees are at the core of our success, and the role of Corporate Director of HR is vital to our organisation. As we expand we will continue to invest in our most precious asset: Our team. I’m confident Ahmed Mourad will build on the accomplishments already made here as we grow and develop our business in the years to come.”
Speaking of his new role, Ahmed Mourad said, “I am pleased and honoured to be a part of the leading Kuwait-based Middle East Hotel Management Company, lead by experienced and entrepreneurial professionals. I am looking forward to using the experience gained in my previous positions to help the development of Safir Hotels & Resorts and its employees as it cements its position in the hospitality industry. To be part of a highly reputable company truly adds to my career record.”
Ahmed Mourad comes with a Bachelor Degree of Arts, Hotel Management, Helwan University, Cairo. A promising asset to the company, prior to his appointment, Ahmed Mourad has held various senior positions in different companies including, ACCOR Hotels SAE, Abercrombie & Kent, The Hyatt Regency and Robinson Club, and in different world regions including Africa, the Caribbean, and the Pacific.
About Safir International Hotel Management
With local insight that comes from over 15 years of experience, Safir International Hotel Management Company offers friendly services and excellent value for money to guests. Safir International Hotel Management Company manages hotels in Kuwait, Qatar, Iraq, Syria, Lebanon, Egypt, Algeria and Oman and will expand its presence in the next few years into all key cities of the MENA Region and beyond. The Safir International Hotel Management Company’s overall strategy is to strengthen the services offered by building up the company to be recognized as the leading Hotel Management Company in the Middle East offering friendly services and excellent value for money to guests.
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