Marriott Al Jaddaf appoints general manager

Richard Bleakley has been with Marriott International for 20 years

Richard J. Bleakley
Richard J. Bleakley

Marriott Al Jaddaf has appointed Richard J. Bleakley as its general manager.

In his new position, Bleakley will oversee the performance and overall operations of 351 rooms, 128 Marriott Executive Apartments and five food and beverage outlets at the property in Al Jaddaf.

Bleakley has 20 years’ experience in the hospitality industry and has been working with with Marriott International since the start of his career.
Prior to this role, he was general manager at Marriott Hotel Al Forsan in Abu Dhabi since the hotel’s opening in 2016.

Bleakley has been in the UAE since 2012, when he led the team at JW Marriott Hotel in Deira as acting general manager and hotel manager until 2014, after which he moved to Abu Dhabi for the role of pre-opening general manager for the first branded Marriott hotel in the capital city, Courtyard by Marriott in World Trade Centre.

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