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76681 14 Oct 2018

Waldorf Astoria Dubai Palm Jumeirah Welcomes Two New Directors

Ahmed Kamel for rooms division and Marcelle Nabil for human resources.

Waldorf Astoria Dubai Palm Jumeirah has recently expanded its team, welcoming Ahmed Kamel as the Director of Rooms and Marcelle Nabil as the Director of Human Resources.

Joining the team at Waldorf Astoria Dubai Palm Jumeirah, Director of Rooms Ahmed Kamel brings 18 years of extensive experience in the luxury hospitality industry. This is combined with an unrivalled skill set and substantial achievements acquired from various luxury hotels internationally and in the region including Shangri-La Hotels and Resorts and InterContinental Hotels and Resorts - he was also the president of the AICR in Qatar.

Ahmed Kamel’s new role includes implementing effective operational management, guest services and overseeing the heads of departments to ensure they achieve and exceed their revenue and guest satisfaction targets. Ahmed will apply his extensive knowledge of the hospitality business to ensure the landmark property continues to provide unforgettable experiences from the elegantly appointed rooms and suites, to the award winning Waldorf Astoria Spa and six exquisite dining venues.    

Waldorf Astoria Dubai Palm Jumeirah also welcomes Marcelle Nabil as the new Human Resources Director. With more than 10 years of international experience including Hilton Hotels & Resorts and Hyatt International, Marcelle brings valuable expertise to the team at the Waldorf Astoria. Holding a degree in Human Resources Management and Services from the American University in Cairo, along with degrees from top tier universities in the United States- Harvard and Cornell, Waldorf Astoria is delighted to have her on board.

Marcelle’s new role as Director of Human Resources includes being responsible for the smooth operation of the property’s human resources department. She will be providing consultation to management on strategic staffing, training development, budget, and labor relations. Following her appointment, Marcelle is now one of 15 women at the hotel appointed in Director and Management level roles. A key part of Marcelle’s role will involve working closely with the General Manager to help drive forward career leadership development opportunities for women at the hotel which aligns with Hilton’s ongoing commitment to support and promote more women into senior leadership positions across the business.

Commenting on the appointments, David Wilson, General Manager of Waldorf Astoria Dubai Palm Jumeirah said, “We are proud to work with some of the most talented professionals in the industry. With their international experience across the luxury hotel industry, we are confident that Ahmed and Marcelle will continue to elevate our unparalleled service and take Waldorf Astoria to a new level of excellence.”


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