Millennium and Copthorne has appointed Sherif Ezzat as the new general manager of Millennium Hotel Hail in north-western Saudi Arabia.
Seasoned hotelier Ezzat, makes the move to the newly opened Millennium Hail Hotel from the group’s properties in Madinah, Saudi Arabia. In his career Sherif has accumulated a wealth of experience and a solid understanding of the group, having worked at a number of the hotels across the region.
In his role new role, Ezzat will be responsible for overseeing the launch and ongoing operations of the only 5-star hotel in the city.
Ezzat began his career with Millennium and Copthorne MEA in 2003 as rooms division manager at Millennium Hotel Abu Dhabi before progressing his career at Millennium properties in Sharjah and Saudi Arabia. Prior to joining Millennium & Copthorne, Sherif gained valuable experience in various roles at the InterContinental Hotel Group in Cairo, Egypt before moving to Dubai for the pre-opening of Hilton Dubai Creek.
David Todd, Vice President Operations, Millennium & Copthorne (MEA) says; “We are delighted to welcome Sherif as General Manager of Millennium Hotel Hail. As the only five star property in Hail, the hotel is a high profile addition to the city and important step in the Group’s expansion strategy across Saudi Arabia. We are confident that Sherif’s expertise and commitment will ensure the hotel becomes a leading destination for both visitors and local residents.”
Commenting on his appointment, Ezzat said: “Millennium Hotel Hail will play an integral role in Hail’s community and I look forward to leading the dynamic team to drive the success of the property. These are exciting times for Millennium & Copthorne MEA as it grows at an incredible pace and I’m fortunate to be part of it.”
Set in the heart of North Hail, Millennium Hotel Hail is located on El Khotta road, opposite the University of Hail and nearby to major government and commercial offices and a variety of restaurants, shopping malls and entertainment.