Dubai, United Arab Emirates – Millennium Hotels and Resorts MEA today announced the appointment of Fahad Abdulrahim Kazim as Chief Executive Officer, spearheading the brand’s strategic growth in the region.

Fahad brings more than twenty years of regional experience across the real estate and professional services industries, having worked in various leadership roles with prominent real estate developers in Dubai. 

Fahad has a deeper understanding of the brand from an ownership lens and with this wealth of knowledge aims to reinforce the Millennium Hotels & Resorts brand as a regional specialist with a strategic focus on community-driven initiatives and introducing talent programmes to boost localization.

Commenting on his appointment, Fahad says, “It is an honour to be appointed as CEO of Millennium Hotels & Resorts, Middle East & Africa. I have closely watched the brand establish and grow its position as a key contender in the regional hospitality space. I now look forward to supporting the growth and solidifying the brand’s vision as it enters a new phase of expansion and development. We will strengthen our position as a regional specialist in the industry through empowering our hotel teams to deliver exceptional guest experiences that build brand advocacy.”

Ali Hamad Lakhraim Alzaabi, President, Millennium Hotels and Resorts MEA, commented: “I am delighted that Fahad has joined us at this exciting time in our company’s evolution. The combination of his experience, culture, and drive makes him an ideal fit for Millennium Hotels & Resorts, MEA to enable the next stages of our growth. I hope our company will reach new achievements under his strategic direction.”

Fahad has also been appointed CEO of Tetra Hospitality Investment, the company that owns and operates numerous prime hotel assets across the region, including Millennium Hotels and Resorts.

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Millennium Hotels and Resorts (MHR) is the global brand of Millennium & Copthorne Hotels Limited (M&C), a global hotel company which owns, manages, and operates over 145 hotels across some 80 locations worldwide throughout Asia, Europe, the Middle East, New Zealand and the United States. Its properties are in key gateway cities such as London, New York, Los Angeles, Paris, Dubai, Beijing, Shanghai, Seoul, Tokyo, Singapore, and Hong Kong. Occupying the best locations around the world, MHR has the perfect address for business and leisure travelers. M&C is the hotel arm of Singapore listed global real estate company City Developments Limited and is a member of the Hong Leong Group.

Millennium Hotels & Resorts, Middle East & Africa currently operates almost 50 hotels and 15,000 keys, in addition to 32 hotels in the development pipeline across the region. From a single property in Abu Dhabi, Millennium Hotels & Resorts, Middle East & Africa has expanded into various neighboring destinations, cultivating partnerships with reputable owners, and is now recognized as one of the fastest growing hotel management companies in the region.

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