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Richard Haddad – CEO

With a Bachelor’s degree in Hospitality and Tourism Management, Richard started his career as the Resident Manager at Radisson SAS Resort in Jordan and has later held managerial positions across renowned hotel groups in the Middle East including the director of product development in Ras Al Khaimah Tourism Development Authority.

With over 25 years of experience in the hospitality field, Richard is now spearheading Jannah Hotels and Resorts as their CEO where he foresees operational management initiatives and various property developments for the brand.

Ashraf Sayed Okasha – Director of Legal Affairs

Gained a Bachelor’s Degree in Law Firm Ain Shams University, Cairo Egypt. Ashraf started his professional career in GASCO Al Ruwais in the Administration Office.

With an affluence of experience, he later worked for the private Department of the Sheikh Zayed Al Nahyan and Department of President Affairs of the UAE before his position as the Legal Affairs Director at Jannah Hotels & Resorts.

Renata Torok – Executive Assistant of CEO

With a  Bachelor Degree in Tourism and Hotel Management in Hungary, Renata gained experience in Rotana Hotels in different sections of Front Office department as well as part of Pre-opening team of an airside Airport hotel where she was handling the Reservations operations. Prior to joining the company, she had held a Service Leader position in Shangri La Hotels.

In her current position she is handling office management and administrative support to CEO and the Executive team.

Ossama Charrouf – Vice President for Sales & Marketing

With a Bachelor’s degree in business administration and finance and processing his MBA in The University of Chichester in the UK in business administration and strategic management, Ossama holds over 15 years of experience in the hospitality and hotel management sector in the Middle East.

Prior to his role as the VP for Sales & Marketing in Jannah Hotels & Resorts, he worked for the Mövenpick hotels and resorts in which he managed a global sales office and represented 81 hotels in UAE market

Ganga Ram Yadav – Area Revenue Director

With excellent leadership skills, an innate ability to implement revenue management strategies, craft creative solutions, and overall optimization for the business development, Mr. Ganga Ram Yadav is the newest addition to Jannah Hotels and Resort’s pool of outstanding professionals.

Equipped with twenty years of hospitality expertise in different areas of revenue management, he is set to play a major role in the growth and success of the Jannah Group of Hotels. Rigged with successful improvements in quality reservations and well-established selling strategy – Yadav is expected to lead efforts to coordinate strategies between group sales and supported selling initiatives covering all the Jannah Hotels in the country.

Anna Asistio – Digital Marketing Manager

A graduate in Bachelor’s degree in Integrated Marketing Communications from San Beda College, Philippines.

Anna started her career as Marketing Assistant handling various international retail brands for 3 years. She decided to move to UAE and experience hospitality, she previously held the position as the Brand Manager at Jannah Hotels & Resorts and was later promoted to Marketing Manager where she oversees, plans and executes all data-driven marketing opportunities that adhere to the brand guidelines and strategies since 2016.

Valeria Gojon – Asst. Director Research & Development

Holding a Bachelor’s degree in International Hotel Management, Vatel Nimes France, Valeria served in the food and beverage Management Training with Intercontinental Carlton.

With experience in operations and analytics, she is now responsible for the development of Jannah Hotels & Resorts.

Ahmad Hafez – IT Manager

With a bachelor’s in MIS and Masters in Information Technology Management, Ahmad has multiple industry experience as IT Manager for an extensive portfolio across several prominent companies in the UAE including Commodore Group & Emirates Link Maltauro.

He now holds the title of an IT Manager for Jannah Hotels & Resort since 2018.

Cristine Cutaran – HR Manager

Cristine is one of the pillars of Jannah Group and the Corporate HR Executive of Jannah Hotels & Resorts from 2015 to present. She graduated with a Bachelor’s Degree in Business Management at Xavier University, Ateneo De Cagayan Philippines.

From the year 2013 to 2015 she handled both the responsibilities of Jannah Hotels & Resorts Admin Head and Executive Assistant to the CEO. Over the past 12 years, she has worked with various professionals and continued her service and professional excellence in the hospitality industry.

Faith Gaufo – Corporate Project Administrator

A graduate of Information Technology from St. Paul University, Philippines, Faith has over 3 years of experience in developing systems and integration. She then moved to the government under the department trade of industry, providing administrative support to the Capacity Building Services team.

She later migrated to the UAE where she handled various events management and corporate projects for a reputable client in GCC. Faith is now handling the Corporate Project of Jannah Hotels & Resorts.