The Canvas Hotel Dubai MGallery by Sofitel appoints GM

Swiss national Mirco Iada brings more than two decades of experience to his current role in Bur Dubai

Appointments, General managers, Sofitel, Uae hotels

Mirco Iada has been appointed general manager of The Canvas Hotel Dubai MGallery by Sofitel. According to a statement, Iada also led the re-branding of the five-star property in July 2018 by AccorHotels.

Iada joined AccorHotels in 2000 as the deputy general manager of the Novotel Geneva Centre in Geneva, Switzerland, before becoming the general manager at the four-star deluxe hotel. He subsequently worked with four brands under AccorHotels' portfolio, including the Novotel, Sofitel, and Pullman brands.

Prior to this role, he has worked in the GCC including at Novotel Dubai Al Barsha and the Sofitel Abu Dhabi Corniche.

Iada said in a statement: "We’re currently revamping the hotel using a phased approach. Several physical and aesthetic changes will be visible in the property over the next few months, reflecting the AccorHotels brand.”

Iada, who speaks four languages, holds a MBA in Hospitality and Service Industry from the Glion Institute of Higher Education. He also has a Master Certificate Diploma in Hospitality Management from Cornell University, along with a Hotel & Restaurateur Diploma from Swiss Hotel Association.

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