Sofitel the Palm reveals new assistant director of marketing and communications

Shamia Abdul Aziz has more than 18 years' experience in the field

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Jill Lindh 2017

Sofitel the Palm has hired Shamia Abdul Aziz as its new assistant director of marketing, PR and communications.


Aziz, who has more than 18 years' experience in sales and marketing, will be responsible for “developing all marketing and communications strategies, executing local and global marketing campaigns and will continue to build a solid corporate brand”.


Mauritius-born Aziz, who graduated from The University of Cambridge and the Emirates Aviation College, started her career with Air Mauritius, before moving on to Virgin Atlantic Airways.

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She went on to work with Nakheel property developer and then the Dubai World Trade Centre. She then entered the hotel industry where she worked as the associate director of marketing at Atlantis the Palm Dubai.

Prior to her current post, Aziz was head of marketing and communications at Dukes Dubai and senior marketing manager at Dubai Parks and Resorts.

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