Hospitality Management Holding (HMH) has announced the appointment of Ferghal Purcell as its chief operating officer (COO).
Purcell’s previous roles included being complex general manager for both The Ajman Palace Hotel and The Coral Beach Resort Sharjah.
He brings with him over 30 years of experience in the hospitality industry.
HE Sheikh Mohammed Bin Faisal Al Qassimi, chairman and CE, MANAFA LLC, and vice chairman, HMH, said: “Our strategic vision lies in striving for growth and exceeding our guests’ expectations across our different properties.
“This ultimately translates to success stories and benefits our business partners and property owners.
“We value Purcell’s accomplishments; he is a high-flier and the perfect candidate for the COO position.
“He is both a leader and a team player.”
Hospitality Management Holdings is a fully integrated hotel management company that caters for groups specialising in the dry segment.
Some of the brands it has worked with includes The Ajman Palace Hotel, Coral Hotels and Resorts, Corp Hotels, EWA Hotel Apartments and ECOS Hotels.
HE Sheikh Mohammed also paid tribute to the former CEO.
“We enjoyed a close working relationship with the former CEO, Laurent A. Voivenel, who was truly passionate about HMH,” he said.
“We wish him the best of luck with his future career move.”