The Finest Address in Qatar Appoints new Executive Assistant Managers in Food& Beverage and Sales &Marketing and a new Director of Human Resources

Doha, Qatar 17 January 2016

The St. Regis Doha, The Finest Address in Qatar, has recently appointed Giuseppe Losciale, Walaa El Sayed, and Mark O' Brien as their new Executive Assistant Manager of Food & Beverage and Executive Assistant Manager of Sales & Marketing and Director of Human Resources.

Losciale, of Italian origins, brings more than 15 years of experience to his role, having worked in a number of international hotel chains across several countries such as, China, Costa Rica, Brazil, Italy, England, Switzerland, Germany and U.A.E. In his role as Executive Assistant Manager of Food and Beverage at The St. Regis Doha, Losciale manages the food and beverage operations for The St. Regis Doha's award winning outlets which include Astor Grill, Jazz at Lincoln Center, Oyster Bay, Sarab Lounge, Al Sultan Brahim, Vine, Vintage, Gordon Ramsay Mediterranean, Opal by Gordon Ramsay, banquets and external outside catering.

El Sayed, joins the St. Regis Doha team as the new and Executive Assistant Manager of Sales & Marketing with more than 15 years of experience to his role, having worked ii world-class hotels across the GCC. El Sayed has extensive experience in the areas of Sales, Business Development, Finance, Marketing, Revenue, Reservations and Room Operations. In his role as Assistant Executive Manager of Sales & Marketing at The St. Regis Doha, El Sayed is responsible for driving the overall sales and marketing strategies and supporting the executive team with all of their activities.

The new Human Resources Director, Mark O' Brien, of Australian origins, brings more than 20 years of international experience to his new role, having worked in reputable hotel chains in the U.A.E and Australia. He has extensive experience in Employee and Industrial relations, Talent Management, Recruitment, Manpower Planning, Strategic Planning and Risk Management.  In his role as Director of Human Resources at The St. Regis Doha, O' Brien will manage and oversee all Human Resources and Training activities, which include strategic and tactical direction of Human Resources, recruitment, talent management and employee and industrial relations.

On this occasion, Mr. Tareq Derbas, General Manager of The St. Regis Doha commented, "We are delighted that Giuseppe, Walaa and Mark have joined the St. Regis Doha Executive Team, as they bring a wealth of experience with them. The St. Regis Doha is confident of Giuseppe, Walaa and Mark's abilities to further elevate our levels of service and excellence. We look forward to seeing what these seasoned hoteliers will bring in terms of applied experience, talent and creativity to their new roles at our renowned hotel."

With these new appointments, The Finest Address in Qatar, is committed in further elevating their culinary offerings and hotel services to their valued guests; Moreover, remaining to be recognized as an international benchmark in the hospitality sector.


About St. Regis Hotels & Resorts
Combining classic sophistication with a modern sensibility, St. Regis is committed to delivering exceptional experiences at over 35 luxury hotels and resorts in the best addresses around the world. Since the opening of the first St. Regis Hotel in New York City over a century ago by John Jacob Astor IV, the brand has remained committed to an uncompromising level of bespoke and anticipatory service for all of its guests, delivered flawlessly by signature St. Regis Butler Service. From Bal Harbour to Bangkok, Saadiyat Island, Corniche Abu Dhabi to Shenzhen, the St. Regis brand caters to a new generation of luxury travellers and continues to thoughtfully build its portfolio in the most sought after destinations at the heart of today's grand tour. Plans for the brand to expand its legacy include much-anticipated St. Regis Hotels & Resorts in Asia, where St. Regis has announced plans to open hotels in Changsha, Dubai, Haikou Jakarta, Kuala Lumpur, Langkawi, Lijiang, Macao, Nanjing, Qingshui Bay, Sanya Haitang Bay and Zhuhai. Additionally in Europe and the Middle East, St. Regis will continue to expand in Amman, Astana, Istanbul and Dubai. For more information on St. Regis Hotels & Resorts, please visit, for the privilege of residential ownership, please visit, and to learn how the brand celebrates the art of play visit  Connect with St. Regis on Facebook, Instagram, Pinterest, Twitter, and YouTube.

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