Kempinski Hotels has appointed Karim Tayach as new Cluster General Manager of Marsa Malaz Kempinski, The Pearl – Doha and Kempinski Residences & Suites, Doha. He joins Kempinski from his most recent assignment as General Manager at The Ritz-Carlton, Bali.
Karim brings to his new role a wealth of experience and expertise and will drive the performance of The Pearl island landmark and West Bay’s tallest residence tower to further growth and success.
Coming from a successful hotelier family, he has been in the luxury hotel industry for more than 27 years. He started his journey as a Corporate Management Trainee at the Hyatt Regency Makkah in Saudi Arabia. He climbed the career ladder from Food & Beverage roles within The Ritz-Carlton Hotels in Dubai, Doha and Jakarta until he took it to the next level and became General Manager at The Ritz Carlton Jakarta Pacific Place in 2007, followed by an assignment as General Manager at The Ritz Carlton Bali in 2013.
Karim is a Tunisian-German national who speaks fluent English, German, Italian, in addition to his Arabic and French mother tongues.