Millennium Hotels & Resorts names VP of operations

Samy Boukhaled brings more than three decades of expertise to his role

Samy Boukhaled
Samy Boukhaled

Millennium Hotels & Resorts has appointed Samy Boukhaled as its VP of operations in the UAE.

Previously in the VP of operations in Saudi Arabia, Millennium explained Boukhaled was “instrumental” in the group’s expansion throughout the Kingdom.

Now applying his skills to the UAE, the hospitality veteran will oversee all operational aspects of Millennium properties in the country. Reporting to Millennium Hotels & Resorts MEA CEO Kevork Deldelian, Boukhaled will play a pivotal role in the opening of several properties in the UAE this year.

An MBA holder in international hotel management, Boukhaled brings more than 30 years of experience to his role. He has previously held positions at Accor and Sofitel, working across France, Bahrain, Morocco and KSA.

Commenting on Boukhaled’s appointment, Deldelian said: “We are confident that Samy Boukhaled will remarkably uplift the performance of our hotels in the UAE. He has achieved many of the company key objectives in the Kingdom of Saudi Arabia, and we wish him the best of luck in his new assignment.”

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