Hilton appoints managing director

With more than 25 years’ experience in the hospitality sector, Redaelli will oversee operations at three Ras Al Khaimah hotels

Alessandro Redaelli (pictured) will become managing director of Hilton
Alessandro Redaelli (pictured) will become managing director of Hilton

Hilton has named Alessandro Redaelli as managing director for the company.

Redaelli will be responsible for managing 1,200 employees across three resorts in Ras Al Khaimah, UAE, such as the Waldorf Astoria, Hilton Al Hamra Beach and Golf Resort and Al Hamra Residence and Village.

The managing director has worked in nine countries including Saudi Arabia, Italy and Russia, and will now return to the company where his hospitality career began.

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Redaelli started his career in 1994 with Hilton in France, after which he worked with a number of hospitality brands including Movenpick and InterContinental.

He later moved to Russia with Kempinski Hotels and also worked with in the UAE as cluster general manager of the Kempinski Hotel & Residences Palm Jumeirah, as well as the Kempinski Emerald Palace the Palm Dubai.

His most recent role included a stint with Paramount Hotels in Dubai, where he served as the vice president of operations.

Commenting on his appointment, Redaelli said he would build on the already solid foundation that has already been achieved in Ras Al Khaimah.

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