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Paramount Hotel Dubai announces executive board members

Paramount Hotel Dubai, which is set to open in the last quarter of 2019, has announced the names of its new executive board members.

Inspired by the Paramount Pictures vocabulary, the hotel staff will be called ‘Paramount Cast Members’, and the Executive Board members will be known as ‘Executive Producers’.

Heading the release is director (general manager) Wael Soueid, who brings over 25 years of international and regional experience in luxury hotels from Paris to Dubai to Saudi Arabia, Kuwait, and Tunisia. Soueid has more recently worked with the Minor Hotel Group for the Anantara Resorts, overseeing five properties in Abu Dhabi. He spent 20 years prior with Marriot International working in different properties across the globe.

Commenting on his new role, Soueid said: “Paramount Hotel Dubai is an incredible opportunity to introduce innovative and refreshing guest experience. I look forward to working with a strong creative team and extremely excited to launch this exceptional property which will, without a doubt, be a unique addition to the country’s vibrant hospitality offerings”.

Working in tandem to introduce and lead the epicurean teams are executive culinary producer Antonello Manca, who brings over 15 years of experience, and executive producer for food and beverage, Adil Elmitari, an industry veteran with 20 years of international hospitality experience.

Focused on filling up the hotel with A-listers, executive producer sales, Karim Nadim Douay will create generating aspects for the hotel. Douay is an expert in the region with over 25 years of experience.

Ensuring the hotel is in on the top of the Box Office chart, executive producer marketing and communications, Inna Gernega will be leading a creative MarComm team. She brings over 12 years of extensive experience in launching luxury hotels internationally and in the Middle East.

With preparations to win big at the Golden Globe Awards, executive producer revenue Francesco Sala will be overseeing the hotel revenues, financial planning, and analysis. executive producer Finance Hani Salem, a specialist in strategic budgeting, auditing and negotiating, will be managing the smooth financial screenings at Paramount Hotel Dubai.

Ensuring on adding the perfect Paramount Cast, executive producer casting and development is Virginie Plin. With over 18 years of experience in Human Resources, she has worked in some of the world’s leading luxury hotels in New York and the Middle East.

Promising the delivery of a ‘star treatment’ at Paramount Hotel Dubai are executive producer room Adnan Dabbas and executive producer engineering Damien Frantz.

Located in Business Bay, the Paramount Hotel Dubai will offer timeless Hollywood elegance and an innovative guest experience by bringing to life the contemporary Californian magic with its studio-inspired entertainment, sophisticated design, gourmet dining experiences, luxury shopping options, spa and additional world-class amenities. - TradeArabia News Service