Gauvin was appointed as COO of IMEA in 2011 and MD of IMEA in 2017. He has been with IHG for over 28 years of his 40-year career in hospitality.
Beginning his culinary career in 1996 as a Chef and Banquet Chef Roll, he has collected significant experiences in various Japanese and international restaurants and five-star hotels.
Ejel joined Nestlé in Saudi Arabia in 1998 and held various executive positions in different markets and countries over the years.
Both amateur classes were won by lady chefs: Alisa Belousova won the Best Recipe with Picture Competition, whereas Badya Sallam Khaireddin the Video Class.
With 15 years of experience in the industry, Ramos will develop and implement growth strategies, as well as solutions to meet clients’ needs.
Koth is a leader in the hospitality industry, bringing a wealth of experience spanning over 35 years, including which senior leadership positions at IHG.
Farhat’s first foray into hospitality was in 1994 with the Crown Plaza Dubai Hotel and he rose through the ranks in both commercial and rooms division.
Since opening its first hotel in 1993, the Rotana brand has gone from strength to strength, successfully building up a portfolio of more than 100 hotels in 27 cities. With the world facing an unprecedented challenge, Guy Hutchinson, president and CEO of Rotana, talks to HN about the brand’s immediate priorities and longer-term vision.