Omer Z. Kaddouri
Omer Kaddouri assumed the position of President & CEO of Rotana in January 2014, at the helm of the highly successful hotel management company with a portfolio of over 100 properties throughout the Middle East, Africa, South Asia and Eastern Europe.
British-Iraqi, Omer graduated in 1986 from Les Roches in Switzerland. Since them he has gained a wealth of experience in various fields of hotel management and has worked with chains such as Hilton International in UAE and London, Shangri-La in Kuala Lumpur and Rotana over the past 29 years.
Omer’s extensive knowledge and innovative approach have been critical to the success of Rotana’s projects and its Food & Beverage concepts. He believes that working in Asia opened his eyes to so many new creative, cultural and entrepreneurial ideas. He has been the driving force behind the sales and marketing function of the company and opening the international offices in China, India and Russian. His great belief in the online trend has moved the company forward with its investment in technology infrastructure and in its brand website. As President & CEO, Omer is responsible for paving the way for Rotana’s aggressive expansion plans to operate 100 hotels by 2020.
President and CEO
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