Doris Hecht. Doris Hecht.

Park Hyatt Abu Dhabi Hotel and Villas has appointed Doris Hecht as the new general manager and will be Hyatt’s first female general manager in the UAE.

Hecht first joined the company in 2003 at the front office of Park Hyatt Milano and later worked up the ranks and eventually left the property in 2013 to join Hyatt Regency Belgrade as director of rooms.

The German native has previously worked in various markets including Geneva, New York and Paris and in her new role, will be overseeing the operations and brand positioning of the hotel.

Commenting on her appointment, Hecht said: “This is an incredible resort in a beautiful location, and I feel very fortunate to have been given the opportunity to continue to grow with this amazing team. I look forward to building on our strength and further nurturing the business.”

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