SWISSOTEL AL GHURAIR APPOINTS NEW DIRECTOR OF FINANCE
DUBAI, UAE, 28th January 2019: Mazen Salha has been appointed as the New Director of Finance at Swissôtel Al Ghurair and Swissôtel Living Al Ghurair. In his new position, he will oversee the Finance and Purchasing Departments of the property. He will be responsible for overall accounting and financial management requirements in addition to supporting Dominic Arel, General Manager in meeting the strategic goals of the property.
Mazen joins the hotel from his most recent role as Assistant Director of Finance & Business Support at InterContinental Dubai Marina. He started his career in Dubai in 2007 at the InterContinental Dubai Festival City as Accounts Receivable Supervisor and has held several positions there including Cost Controller, Financial Accountant, and Assistant Finance & Business Support Manager overseeing a cluster of four properties within the IHG brand.
“In his longstanding career, Mazen has demonstrated the ability to streamline business operations and increase efficiency and profitability at the hotels that he has worked at. He has outstanding knowledge of developing and implementing financial controls along with great leadership and interpersonal skills. The team is very excited to have him onboard.” Said Dominic Arel, General Manager, Swissotel Al Ghurair
Talking about his new position, Mazen said, “Swissotel Al Ghurair stands out from hotel approaches that are ‘tried and true’ and is bringing all the buzz-worthy qualities and character to Old Dubai. I’m thrilled to join the team that is reimagining the way modern travelers and locals experience vacations. ”
Mazen holds a bachelor’s degree in Business Accounting at Arts, Sciences and Technology University in Beirut, Lebanon.
With over 12 years of progressive experience in Finance of established brands in the hospitality industry, he is the perfect fit for Swissotel Al Ghurair.
Linked to the iconic Al Ghurair shopping center, Swissotel Al Ghurair is within walking distance to famous landmarks and cultural locations such as Deira Gold Souk, Dubai Creek, Downtown Dubai and other historical districts.
Leisure facilities feature a stunning outdoor swimming pool, a relaxing spa and a modern fitness center that offers state-of-the-art Technogym equipment that hosts dynamic group classes.
Hotel guests can also explore the city’s sights and sounds thanks to a convenient shuttle bus service to La Mer, Dubai’s newest and hippest urban beachfront development packed with restaurants, cafes, shops, a waterpark and much more.
About Swissôtel Al Ghurair:
Swissotel Al Ghurair is a luxury five-star hotel located in Deira in the heart of Dubai. The hotel is surrounded by outstanding architecture and breathtaking designs. Linked to the iconic Al Ghurair shopping center, it is within walking distance to famous landmarks and cultural locations such as the City’s colorful Souqs, Dubai Creek, Downtown Dubai and other historical districts. It is in close proximity to Dubai International Airport and Dubai Union Station. Swissôtel Al Ghurair and Swissôtel Living Al Ghurair opened its doors in February 2018. It was officially launched as the first ever Swissôtel in United Arab Emirates and comprises of 620 luxurious rooms, suites and apartments, three food and beverage outlets with wide choice of delightful dishes and well-appointed Swissôtel Spa & Sport, the perfect escape to unwind your body, mind and soul.