Hilton (NYSE: HLT) Hilton has introduced the appointment of three senior executives to its Center East, Africa & Türkiye (MEA&T) management staff.
Aligi Gardenghi has turn into Vice President, Operations, Arabian Peninsula, Marie-Louise Ek has been named Vice President, Human Sources, Center East, Africa & Türkiye and Dean Murphy has turn into Senior Director, F&B Growth, Operations & Openings, Center East, Africa & Türkiye. Aligi, who has been with Hilton for greater than 20 years, will lead luxurious and full-service operations throughout greater than 45 lodges within the UAE, Oman, Qatar, Bahrain, and Kuwait. He has 15 years of expertise with Hilton within the Center East working throughout enterprise improvement, income administration, and advertising and marketing. Most lately, Aligi was instrumental in driving efficiency for greater than 6,000 lodges in his place as Vice President, of Americas Advertising and marketing. The Italian govt has a wealth of expertise throughout advertising and marketing, business, and income administration and has held a spread of senior positions at Hilton together with International Vice President, Advertising and marketing Efficiency and Perception; Vice President of Advertising and marketing, EMEA, and Business Director, MEA.
Marie-Louise will lead Hilton’s human sources perform and drive the corporate’s individuals and tradition technique throughout the Center East, Africa, and Türkiye, the place Hilton presently employs greater than 30,000 Staff Members throughout its 181 lodges within the area. Marie-Louise is a passionate human sources chief with multi-market expertise in Fortune 500 companies throughout a spread of sectors. A licensed govt coach, she joins Hilton from PepsiCo the place she was Senior Director of Human Sources for Africa, Center East, and South Asia.
In his new position, Dean will oversee the regional operations, improvement and pipeline of openings of food and drinks venues, while supporting the important thing strategic priorities of native sourcing and meals waste administration. Dean joins Hilton from Sundown Hospitality Group the place he was Director of Operations, taking care of manufacturers and ideas throughout the GCC. He beforehand held management roles at Jumeirah Restaurant Group.
Jochem-Jan Sleiffer, President, Center East, Africa & Türkiye, Hilton, stated, “These three leaders carry a wealth of expertise to the MEA&T staff, as we usher in a brand new golden period of hospitality and put together to nearly double our portfolio within the years forward. I stay up for working with Aligi, Marie-Louise and Dean as they tackle these key management positions.”