The Regency Hotel Kuwait makes slew of new appointments

A new general manager came on board at the end of 2018, with a number of heads of departments also appointed recently

The team at The Regency Hotel Kuwait
The team at The Regency Hotel Kuwait

A number of new appointments and promotions to the executive management team of The Regency Hotel Kuwait were made recently.

After a new general manager was appointed in late 2018, Sandeep Thekkil has been promoted to the role of executive assistant manager from his previous responsibilities as director of rooms. Thekkil has 16 years’ experience in steering operation, revenue management and business development functions in the hospitality sector.

Meanwhile, Khaled Harb has been appointed marketing director, with a background in retail for 14 years.

Michel Gesthuizen, who has 10 years of experience in the food & beverage industry including conventions and banqueting, joins the property as its director of food and beverage.

In the engineering department, Ayman Al Bedewi was hired as director of engineering and is responsible for overseeing the operational maintenance of the hotel. Over the past 18 years, he has worked for luxury hotels in Jordan including Fairmont, Kempinski, and Mövenpick.

Fouad Noufal was appointed as the director of conference and event sales. Noufal has had 10 years’ experience in luxury hotels, mainly with Rosewood and Kempinski. Also joining The Regency Hotel Kuwait is Inge Bouwmans as front office manager.

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