Safir International Hotel Management appoints Mohamed Ibrahim as Executive Assistant Manager of Safir Marina Hotel Kuwait
Senior appointment further supports the group’s strategic expansions
Kuwait, 05 July, 2010: Leading Kuwait based Middle East Hotel Management Company; Safir Hotels & Resorts announced today the acknowledgement of Mr. Mohamed Ibrahim as Executive Assistant Manager of the Safir Marina Hotel. Mr. Ibrahim is very well qualified to be at the helm of this position at Safir Marina Hotel; he has a wealth of international experience in hospitality management that spans for more than twelve years, with extensive knowledge in the sales and marketing field. In his new capacity, Mr. Mohamed will assist the General Manager in the day-to-day runnings of the hotels operations focusing on sales & marketing, rooms division and leading the executive committee of the hotel in special projects.
Commenting on Mr. Ibrahim’s appointment, Mr. Helmut Meckelburg, CEO of Safir International Hotel Management said “We are delighted to welcome Mohamed in his new role and I am confident, with his widespread experience in the hospitality industry, outstanding leadership skills and expertise in sales and marketing, he will implement his proficiency towards the greater continued success of the Safir Marina Hotel”.
Added Mr. Jan Verduyn, the General Manager of Safir Marina Hotel, “We are very proud to have Mohamed as our newly appointed Executive Assistant Manager in our team. His passion for the hotel business and guest service coupled with his excellent people skills and proven track record in many international properties makes him the ideal choice for this position."
With a Bachelors degree in tourism and hotel management from Alex University, Ibrahim’s first placement in the hotel industry was with Ibrotel Hotels & Resorts, Hurghada and later to Hilton, Sharm El Sheikh, Egypt and Kempinski Hotels & Resorts, Kuwait. His professional hospitality background and top level knowledge of the GCC markets led him to become the Director of Sales and Marketing at Safir Marina Hotel Kuwait for the past four years.
Speaking of his new role, Mr. Ibrahim said “I am honored to be a part of Safir Marina Hotel’s success story and look forward to applying my insight to help explore diverse tactics and build durable, beneficial relationships with our guests. I am sure with the support of my colleagues and the Safir International Hotel Management; I will be able to excel and lead the team to several success stories”.
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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