Sofitel Abu Dhabi Corniche hotel has appointed Mehdi Hanayen as the new executive assistant manager for the property.
In his new role, Hanayen will be responsible for hotel operations, namely rooms departments, front office, housekeeping, F&B, events, spa, security and the engineering departments where he will also assist the general manager as well as department heads in their duties.
Before his appointment , Hanayen worked as director of food and beverage and was a part of the hotel’s pre-opening team in 2011. His career at Sofitel started in 2008 at Sofitel El Gezirah in Cairo. He participated in various hotel opening task forces at Sofitel Zallaq Thallassa Sea and Spa, Bahrain and Sofitel The Palm Dubai.
Commenting on his new role, Hanayen said: “It’s a great responsibility and honour to oversee the hotel’s operation with over 200 Sofitel ambassadors at award-winning property like Sofitel Abu Dhabi Corniche.”