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Richard Haddad – Chief Executive Officer

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 of 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 – Asst. Director of Marketing & Communication

Holding a degree in Strategic Hospitality Marketing from Cornell University with a proven result-driven initiative in the marketing industry for over 8 years of effective brand monitoring and campaigns

Anna started her career as Marketing Assistant handling various international retail brands. 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.

Andre Ferreira – Area Director of E-Commerce

Andre has a degree in Hotel Revenue Management at Cornell University and started at Corinthia Hotels in Lisbon as E-Commerce Executive, growing his career into Revenue with focus on digital marketing and data analytics.

Mohamad Ali – Director of Finance

With a Bachelor’s degree in accounting and finance. Demonstrated competencies in handling general accounting and finance support functions covering all financial aspects of business and drive the company’s financial strategy and planning.   He is responsible for assessing the financial performance of the company as well as possible risks and investments.

Also proven in providing proactive and efficient administration and human resource assistance with remarkable skills in carrying out multiple task simultaneously, maintaining strict confidentiality of company records, coordinating with third parties and surpassing performance parameters.

Kieth Walter Ayuso – Asst. Director of Human Resources

Kieth graduated as Cum Laude with a degree in AB Philosophy in the Oblates of St. Joseph College of Philosophy in the Philippines. He was under the seminary formation for 11 years where he nurtured his passion for human relations and counseling – fundamental elements in the HR industry.

He started his HR career in the BPO and marketing company and propelled himself in the hospitality industry when he relocated to the UAE in 2014. Before joining Jannah Hotels + Resorts, he was with the Corporate HR Team of Emaar Group for 7 years and recently the HR Business Partner in a military defense company which solidifies his proven track record in the HR area. He also has a certification in Social Media in HR at Cornell University.

Ahmad Hafez – Corporate IT Director

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 started as IT Manager for Jannah Hotels & Resort since 2018 and promoted as IT Director as of 25 April 2021.

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.