Our corporate team is composed of accomplished leaders from around the world who are actively involved the day-to-day operations. With outstanding international hotel management experience and a never-ending desire to succeed, we have unique credentials with the right blend of expertise needed to navigate through the challenges ahead.
Patrick Antaki, a seasoned hospitality professional with over 3 decades of experience, has been an invaluable asset to Hospitality Management Holding (HMH). With an impressive background working with renowned brands like Le Meridien and Meeting Point Hotels, Antaki has consistently achieved remarkable results. He successfully transformed Le Meridien Al Aqah Beach Resort into an award-winning establishment and led Al Maha Desert Resort to the top 12 ranking among the world's best hotels for three consecutive years. Patrick’s expertise in revenue optimization, cost management, and team inspiration positions him well to contribute to HMH's expansion plans and overall growth.+ Read More
At HMH, Patrick assumes a significant role, overseeing the company's portfolio and working closely with the Board of Directors and the Chairman to drive growth, establish effective corporate governance practices, and execute strategic initiatives. His appointment further strengthens HMH's foundation and sets the stage for expansion into new regions in the coming years as part of the New Market Expansion Program. With Patrick’s leadership, HMH is poised to achieve its vision and deliver exceptional guest experiences while maintaining financial success.- Read Less
Haytham Abdelaziz joined Hospitality Management Holding (HMH) in May 2019 as the Director of Operations. Prior to that Mr. Abdelaziz worked with HMH-managed properties since 2014, including Executive Assistant Manager at Bahi Ajman Palace, Hotel Manager at Coral Beach Resort Sharjah and Acting Cluster General Manager for both properties.+ Read More
Mr. Abdelaziz has also successfully led the pre-opening phase of the 404-key Coral Al Madinah Hotel. Mr. Abdelaziz has over 19 years of operations experience working with several international brands in the region. In his new role, Mr. Abdelaziz will be responsible for overseeing and enhancing the execution of the brands operational procedures, delivering key strategic initiatives for the new properties in the pipeline to full operation readiness. Building and sustaining strong partnerships with our existing owners and long-standing partners will also be pivotal in his new role.- Read Less
Tarun Agarwal is a senior finance professional with over 20 years of international and regional experience. His previous roles include Senior Director – Corporate Finance at International Hotels Group and Director of Finance at Steigenberger Hotels & Resorts.+ Read More
Agarwal holds a Bachelor’s degree in Commerce and a Master's Diploma in Business Administration. He is a member of the Chartered Institute of Management Accountants (CIMA), U.K, and is a fellow of the Institute of Chartered Accountants in India.
At Hospitality Management Holding (HMH), Agarwal is responsible for overseeing all finance related functions within the Hospitality Management Holding’s (HMH) portfolio and works closely with our local hotel teams to optimize efficient processes and governance, in addition to supporting the delivery and implementation of future-focused strategies.- Read Less
Ashish Sharma, a motivational hospitality professional with over 2 decades of remarkable experience. With an extensive background working with globally recognized brands such as Taj Hotels & Resorts, IHG, and Marriott International, Ashish brings deep market knowledge of India, Indian Ocean, UAE, and other GCC regions.+ Read More
In his role at HMH, Ashish oversees all the Revenue Management and distribution functions throughout the portfolio, working closely with the hotel teams to optimize Rooms Revenue, reservations, and distribution through well-defined processes and effective execution. His focus includes improving online visibility, enhancing website functionality, expanding partnerships, increasing direct bookings, and fostering a revenue management culture within the organization.- Read Less
Mustafa Osrof has over 11 years of experience working for the travel and hospitality industry leaders. Before joining HMH, he has served as the Regional IT Service Operations Manager for Premier Inn Hotels Middle East. He has worked with JPTD – Jordan Projects for Tourism Development (JPTD) at their office as Head of IT and responsible for IT management of Radisson BLU Talabay Resort - Aqaba, Oryx Hotel, and other associated hotels.+ Read More
Osrof holds a Bachelor’s degree in Software engineering and a diploma in information technology. He is a team player with excellent communication skills.
At HMH, he will be responsible for the Group IT function, system security, telecommunications, and service delivery. He has proficiency in project management, IT asset management, infrastructure management, planning for business continuity and disaster recovery.- Read Less
Dawood Abdalla’s business development proficiency involves identifying projects and partnerships for hotel management of new hotels and in return expand the footprint of Hospitality Management Holding (HMH) managed properties.+ Read More
With a degree in Business Management and a master’s degree in Sales and Marketing, Abdulla has proven to be a valuable asset to the Hospitality Management Holding (HMH) Group.
Abdulla is gifted at building and maintaining relationships with property owners and their representatives, conducting due diligence for new hotel management projects, ensuring compliance of potential projects in line with the brand standards, and prompt finalization of hotel management agreements.- Read Less
Jawahar Shantharaj, a highly experienced professional in the hospitality sector, has over 2 decades of senior L&D (Learning and Development) expertise. With previous roles as Corporate Head of Talent Development at Grand Millennium, Complex Head of Training & HR Support at Marriott International, and Director of Training & Development at Starwood Hotels & Resorts, Jawahar's industry-related knowledge is poised to elevate HMH's people performance.+ Read More
With a diploma in Hotel Management & Catering Technology and holding a Masters in Tourism Management, Jawahar is also certified as a coach, trainer, assessor, and NLP Practitioner. His impressive track record includes successfully identifying talent needs and implementing robust employee programs to enhance company performance in collaboration with various renowned brands.
In his capacity at HMH, Jawahar Shantharaj assumes responsibility for fostering a culture of excellence through people and performance. He oversees the development and enhancement of leadership and associate capabilities, as well as the overall Human Resources functions. His role encompasses driving people performance, overseeing all L&D functions, and managing Human Resources Operations.- Read Less
Iftikhar Hamdani has more than 27 years of invaluable experience in the Hospitality Industry and is responsible for managing the Faisal Holding Hotels across the Northern Emirates in the UAE.+ Read More
Hamdani has worked with international hospitality brands like Continental, Ambassador, and Wyndham in management positions and has an excellent track record of driving profitability through strategic growth.- Read Less
Ahmad Ebdah is a passionate Hotelier with over 25 years of experience in the hospitality industry.+ Read More
Ebdah has worked with leading brands such as Accor, Kempinski Hotels, and Intercontinental Hotel Group.
Ebdah excels in managing and growing sales and marketing strategies, targeting new market segments, and forming high-performing teams for streamlining processes.
Among his professional milestones, Ebdah has been awarded the Nobel Laureate at SOFEX, a major event in Amman, for playing a key part in FIFA 2016 and assisting in the planning and implementation of the Cluster Sales and Marketing Office of IHG Jordan.- Read Less
Rafat Gotta holds diverse experience in the hospitality industry for over 18 years, where he has held senior positions across the MENA region.+ Read More
Gotta has worked with leading hotel brands such as Marriott, Crowne Plaza and Holiday Inn Express. During his tenure at various positions, Gotta has received several awards and certifications related to brand standard audits, excellence, sell-out efficiency, employee relationships, and best-valued hotel.
Armed with a bachelor’s degree in Hotel Management, he is skilled in effective project management, handling and motivating teams, effective customer management, and managing budgets and forecasting.- Read Less
Mohamed Fouad, a highly accomplished Hotel Manager, has been an asset to Hospitality Management Holding (HMH). With more then 25 years of experience in the hospitality industry, Mohamed has consistently demonstrated exceptional leadership skills and a keen eye for detail. His background in commercial sales and revenue management, coupled with his expertise as a hotel manager, has contributed to his remarkable success throughout his career.+ Read More
Starting from his early days as a Sales Executive at Starwood Hotels & Resorts and Renaissance Hotel in Alexandria, Egypt, Mohamed quickly climbed the ranks, garnering experience in renowned hotels and esteemed hotel groups across the Middle East. Prior to joining Hospitality Management Holding, he held notable positions such as Director of Sales at Pullman Zamzam Makkah & Al Marwa Rayhaan Rotana Makkah Hotels in the Kingdom of Saudi Arabia.- Read Less
Leah Virtucio Bolaños is a certified Environment, Health & Safety (EHS) expert, with an excellent track record of managing compliance with local, state, and federal safety, health, and environmental regulations to deliver the highest of standards in food safety and quality. Drawing upon 20 years of international experience at all stages of the food chain, she joined Hospitality Management Holding (HMH) in 2014 as Cluster EHS Manager, with previous roles at leading hospitality brands such as Ritz Carlton, Iberotel and Emirates Flight Catering.+ Read More
Bolaños holds a Bachelor of Science in Food Technology. She is an ISO 22000:2018 lead auditor, certified trainer of HACCP Awareness and HACCP L3 for food safety (Hazard Analysis Critical Control Point), and master trainer for GHP (Good Hygiene Practice).
At Hospitality Management Holding (HMH), Bolaños is responsible for overseeing rigorous protocols and precautionary measures for food safety and EHS, and leading its ‘Be Green, Go Green’ initiative, in line with HMH’s commitment to deliver international quality standards through responsible and sustainable practices in all of its destinations.
Adnan Solanki, a highly accomplished professional in the field of Advertising and Marketing, has over a decade of experience, Adnan has worked with various brands across diverse industries, handling market research, trend analysis, customer preferences, marketing strategy development, content creation, social media management and other organizational tasks.+ Read More
Before joining HMH, Adnan held the position of Marketing Manager at Faisal Holding Group, where he played a pivotal role in developing and implementing effective marketing strategies that aligned with the organization's business objectives. Prior to that, he gained valuable experience as a Senior Client Servicing at Market Projection Company (MPJ), honing his skills in the marketing field.
As the head of the Marketing department at HMH, Adnan is responsible for maintaining the brand identity and overseeing the digital marketing strategy for HMH's hotel group and managed properties. His role entails driving website traffic, increasing direct bookings, and enhancing brand awareness within the digital space.- Read Less
Ann Mascarenhas is a highly experienced and valued member of the Hospitality Management Holding (HMH) team, bringing with her over 20 years of expertise in the hospitality and financial sectors. Since joining the company in December 2003, she has played a crucial role in its operations, making significant contributions due to her deep understanding of the organization and extensive industry knowledge.+ Read More
With a Bachelor's degree in Commerce with Accountancy from Mumbai University, Ann holds a strong educational foundation to support her role at HMH. As an integral member of the team, she works closely with top management, ensuring coordination and smooth functioning across all levels of the organization. Ann's responsibilities encompass overseeing the administrative aspects of HMH, guaranteeing efficient operations within the organization.
Moreover, Ann plays a vital role in facilitating effective communication and collaboration with the Board of Directors and other companies within the Group. She actively contributes to maintaining a culture of excellence through the implementation of sound corporate governance practices. Leveraging her in-depth understanding of the company's history and her longstanding tenure, Ann serves as a valuable resource for the team, providing guidance and support in achieving HMH's goals.- Read Less
Jan Siddiqui enjoys more than 3 decades of experience dedicated to sales function of the hospitality industry. Siddiqui has successfully contributed to the launch and rebranding of hotels for international brands like Marriott, Hyatt International, ACCOR, IHG, and Wyndham in the region.+ Read More
Siddiqui has a sound knowledge of contractual agreements, legal processes and their implications, and effective strategy leading to revenue maximization. His core ability lies in motivating the team to create a strong performance-led culture that contributes to the overall success of the group.
His notable achievements are exceeding the Gross Operating Profit (GOP) expectations, and his contributions towards the successful pre-opening of the largest Holiday Inn Express at Dubai Airport for IHG Group.- Read Less