Hilton Cairo makes two key appointments

Haitham Nassar joins as new cluster general manager while Tarek Zaki assumes the role of director of operations

Team at Hilton Cairo World Trade Center Residences.
Team at Hilton Cairo World Trade Center Residences.

Hilton Cairo World Trade Centre Residences has appointed Haitham Nassar as the cluster general manager of Ramses Hilton and Cairo World Trade Centre Residences, while Tarek Zaki assumes the role of director of operations for the same hotel.

Nassar has more than 27 years of experience in the hospitality industry, and first joined Hilton’s team in 1988. During his career path, he held some managerial positions across a number of Hilton hotels in Egypt and UAE including Hilton Luxor, Hilton Sharm Dreams Resort and Hilton Al Ain. Prior to this appointment, he was the general manager at Ramses Hilton since 2008.

With over 20 years of experience in the hospitality industry, Zaki first joined Hilton’s team in 1995 and has held a number of senior positions at eight Hilton properties across the Middle East and Africa. Prior to this appointment, Zaki held the position of director of operations at Hilton Cairo Zamalek Residences since 2010.

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Commenting on the appointment, Hilton Worldwide Egypt & Levant vice president of operations Christian Muhr said: “Hilton Worldwide warmly welcomes Haitham Nassar and Tarek Zaki to the Hilton Cairo World Trade Centre Residences team. They have a wealth of expertise in the hospitality industry.

“At Hilton, we are confident that Nassar will lead the Hilton Cairo World Trade Centre Residences team to contribute to the continued growth of the hospitality sector in Egypt and help raise the bar in hospitality standards.

“The new appointments demonstrate Hilton’s commitment to provide high quality services that our guests get to expect from us as Egypt continues to rank itself as one of the key markets for Hilton in the region.”

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