Park Inn by Radisson, Dubai Motor City, has appointed a new cluster management team.
Driving the team is James Berry as the Cluster General Manager. Berry, 42, from Northamptonshire, England, began his management career as General Manager in 2008 and brings with him over 20 years of experience in the hotel and hospitality industry.
Prior to moving to Dubai, Berry had been serving as General Manager at Sofitel London Heathrow Hotel after spending two years as a General Manager at Sofitel London Gatwick Hotel.
Berry has also previously worked with Radisson Hotel Group as General Manager of Park Inn Peterborough, during which, he also oversaw the opening of the Park Inn Rotherham, and at Park Inn Thurrock, most recently being the General Manager of Radisson Blu Hotel, Dubai Media City.
James is joined by a cluster team from Radisson Blu Hotel, Dubai Media City. Taking charge of HR at the hotel is the Cluster Director of HR Roni Masri. The Lebanese national has been with the Radisson Hotel Group over the past seven years.
According to the property, his responsibilities will include leading all HR-related operations talent-development strategies/policies, administration, compliance and management.
Leading the sales is Cluster Director of Sales Amjad Mohammad, with a sales career that spans over 19 years in the hospitality industry. He has worked across many international markets including Oman and the UAE within brands such as Starwood / Marriott, Accor, IHG and Radisson Hotel Group. Mohammad will be responsible for the hotel’s strategy across key market segments and the achievement of sales targets, says the group.
British national Tim Reynolds is joining as Cluster Hotel Manager. Reynolds will be overseeing hotel operations, working with the relevant departments to drive top-line revenue, guest satisfaction and employee engagement.
Cluster Financial Controller Lola Toplica brings more than 25 years of experience in financial and management accounting to the team.
Joining the team is also Caroline Jonsson, the new Cluster Head of PR & Marketing. With over 10 years of experience, she will be responsible for overseeing all public relations and marketing projects and campaigns of the hotel, as well as identify areas for improvement to increase and communicate the Park Inn brand objectives.