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Radisson Resort Group has employed a brand new Center East director of growth to additional propel its progress throughout the area.
The appointment of Oussama El Kadiri as director growth is meant to assist the group obtain its ambition to double its portfolio within the area by 2026.
El Kadiri can be part of main the growth of Radisson Resort Group’s presence all through the Center East area, with a specific deal with Saudi Arabia, the place he’ll determine and consider enterprise progress alternatives and construct on the success of the corporate’s five-year growth and transformation plan.
Regional properties already within the pipeline embrace Radisson Resort Dubai Palm Jumeirah, arriving within the Emirate in Q1 2023, Park Inn by Radisson Manama heading to Bahrain by the tip of this 12 months and Radisson Blu Resort, Riyadh Hills Shalalah within the Saudi Arabian capital, scheduled for This fall 2023.
El Kadiri arrives with over a decade of expertise in consulting with publicity to quite a lot of actual property markets together with the Center East, Africa, and Western Europe. Earlier than becoming a member of Radisson Resort Group, he spent 5 years with JLL MENA accommodations, hospitality, and valuation departments, with key obligations together with resort strategic consulting, valuation, and strategic advisory for among the largest tasks within the area.
Previous to becoming a member of JLL within the Center East, he lined quite a lot of valuation and advisory roles at CBRE in Paris, France with a large publicity to Western European markets. El Kadiri holds a grasp’s diploma in civil engineering and actual property administration from the ESTP engineering faculty in Paris, France.
Elie Milky, vp growth for the Center East, Pakistan, Cyprus and Greece at Radisson Resort Group, stated: “Oussama has huge expertise within the hospitality actual property sector. His data of resort transactions, established relationships with a powerful investor base, and intensive understanding of the Center East markets, notably Saudi Arabia, make him an excellent asset to the group as we proceed our bold progress and growth plans within the area.”
Whereas El Kadiri himself added: “I’m happy to hitch Radisson Resort Group right now when the corporate is quickly rising its presence within the Center East, and I’m desperate to ship the event technique for this dynamic area. My focus can be on ongoing relationship administration with present and potential house owners, and to assist the growth of the corporate’s presence all through the area.”