City Centre Rotana Doha has announced the appointment of Hicham Hankir as Assistant Executive Manager. Hankir brings over 17 years of outstanding experience in the hospitality industry from several countries in the Middle East.
In his new role, Hankir will oversee all administrative processes related to food and beverage operations in the hotel, in addition to creating and applying strategies concerning all dining outlets.
Hankir will ensure the provision of the finest and unparalleled services to visitors of the hotel, in addition to creating a constructive working environment among staff under his supervision through training, development and performance enhancement that will reflect positively on the level of services they offer.
Martin Kendall, General Manager of City Centre Rotana Doha, said:
We are delighted to welcome Hicham Hankir to our team and we are confident he will prove to be a valuable asset for us. With his strong track record and solid experience, he will play an instrumental role in the management of the food and beverage operations within the hotel and enhance the overall City Centre Rotana Doha guest experience.’
Hicham Hankir started his career at the Hilton Lyon-International City as Hygiene and Stewarding Manager from January 2001 to March 2002.
Hankir has a strong academic background and holds a master’s degree in Hotel Management from the Hotel Management School of Strasbourg, Robert Schuman University in Strasbourg, France. In 2001, he got his second master’s degree in Marketing and Management from High Business School ‘IDRAC GROUP’ in Lyon, France and third master’s degree in International Trade & European Business from Jean Moulin University, Lyon, France in 2002.
Hicham Hankir said:
I am delighted to join the team of City Centre Rotana Doha which has always been renowned for providing the highest level of hospitality through its unique and exceptional restaurants. I look forward to adding value to the services at all our facilities and continue maintaining the prestigious reputation of the hotel through high quality and best services to its guests.’