Waldorf Astoria RAK Appoints New Hotel Manager
Marco Pedna brings 14 years’ experience in the hospitality industry.
RAS AL KHAIMAH, UAE – September 2019 – Waldorf Astoria Ras Al Khaimah has announced the appointment of Marco Pedna to the position of Hotel Manager from Director of Operations. In this new role, Pedna will oversee all aspects of the operations and strategic performance for Waldorf Astoria Ras Al Khaimah.
With more than 14 years’ experience in the hospitality industry, Marco’s enthusiasm for the hospitality industry has taken him around the world with his experience spanning several countries at some of the world’s most revered resorts including - Conrad Algarve (Portugal) and The Augustine – Rocco Forte Collection (Prague, Czech Republic).
He began his career as an Assistant F&B Manager in 2001 at Hilton Margarita & Suites (Venezuela) before working his way up to F&B Operations Manager at Hilton Park Nicosia (Cyprus) in 2003. After holding a number of similar positions across the globe he moved to the United Arab Emirates, joining Waldorf Astoria Ras Al Khaimah in 2014, where he held the position of Director of Operations until August 2019. Working successfully with Waldorf Astoria Ras Al Khaimah for the past five years, Marco is delighted to take on this new role at the property.
Alessandro Redaelli, Managing Director, said of the new appointment “It is a pleasure to announce Marco’s promotion to Hotel Manager where he will continue to be a great asset with his extensive hospitality experience and in-depth knowledge of the team, as he ensures ongoing success and great achievements”. Marco Pedna said of the announcement “Over the past five years I’ve been able to grow both personally and professionally and it is an honour to receive this promotion. I look forward to building on the property’s success and continuing my journey in developing the team.”
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