Millennium Hotels & Resorts MEA named Hamid Sidine as its new chief operating officer for the Middle East and Africa region.
Sidine has been instrumental in cultivating success for the Millennium Hotels & Resorts MEA in the kingdom of Saudi Arabia, Turkey and Africa and with this new position he will leverage his expertise in the regional operations of the company, says the group.
With more than 30 years of experience, he’s a seasoned hotelier and has held several leadership roles in renowned international hotel brands such as Accor and Sofitel. His experience also covers countries including Morocco, Tunisia, France, Jordan, Lebanon, Senegal, Chad, Ivory Coast and Saudi Arabia.
Sidine has been the Managing Director for Millennium Hotels and Resorts MEA in the Kingdom of Saudi Arabia for over a year. And, in his current role he will oversee all operational aspects of the brand’s strategic expansion in the Middle East and Africa.
Ali Hamad Lakhraim Alzaabi, President of Millennium Hotels & Resorts, Middle East and Africa, highlighted the importance of this appointment, “Sidine is a great asset and a qualitative addition to our regional management team. His interpersonal qualities and vast experience will help us go forward as our brand continues to flourish in the region.”
“His role will involve overseeing operations in the Middle East and Africa, and we are thrilled to support him in creating a positive impact on the operations of Millennium Hotels and Resorts MEA,” Alzaabi adds.
Commenting on his appointment, Hamid Sidine, said, “It’s a privilege to head the consolidated efforts of Millennium Hotels & Resorts MEA, to a new chapter of success. Despite the minor setbacks that affected the hospitality industry on a global scale last year, the company has been performing very well.”