Abu Dhabi National Hotels appoints new chief executive officer
Abu Dhabi National Hotels has appointed Ignace Bauwens as chief executive officer, taking over the role that Richard Riley resigned from in March. Bauwens brings more than 25 years' industry experience, having worked with IHG and Accor, and held key management positions in Belgium, Germany, Austria, Luxembourg, the Middle East, and Africa. At ADNH, Bauwens will focus on the group's targeted developments while promoting its role in optimising tourism and hospitality in the region. He holds a Bachelor's Degree in Hotel Management, and has won a number of industry awards.