Purcell ... 30 years of experience
HMH appoints a new COO
DUBAI, January 9, 2017
Dubai-based Hospitality Management Holding (HMH) has announced the appointment of Ferghal Purcell as its chief operating officer (COO).
Purcell, the former complex general manager for both The Ajman Palace Hotel and The Coral Beach Resort Sharjah, has over 30 years of regional and international experience in the hospitality industry.
Sheikh Mohammed Bin Faisal Al Qassimi, chairman and chief executive, Manafa, and Vice Chairman, HMH, said: “Our strategic vision lies in striving for growth and exceeding our guests’ expectations across our different properties. This ultimately translates to success stories and benefits our business partners and property owners. We value Purcell’s accomplishments; he is a high-flier and the perfect candidate for the COO position. He is both a leader and a team player.”
Sheikh Mohammed also added: “We enjoyed a close working relationship with the former CEO, Laurent A Voivenel, who was truly passionate about HMH. We wish him the best of luck with his future career move.”
HMH is a fully integrated hotel management company that prides itself for being one of the pioneers among local groups that are specialised in the dry segment. Being the largest operator in the sector within the region, HMH provides hotel owners and developers a broad spectrum of world-class management solutions with five distinct, yet complementary, hotel brands catering to varied market segments from luxury to budget. These include The Ajman Palace Hotel, Coral Hotels & Resorts, Corp Hotels, EWA Hotel Apartments and ECOS Hotels. - TradeArabia News Service