Here are some people to know for Middle East-bound clients: Mandarin Oriental has named Adrian Hearn regional director of sales for the Middle East, while Aiman Roujouleh takes the KSA, Kuwait and Bahrain, according to Hotelier Middle East.
Hearn joins the group from his previous position as director of sales for Hyatt Capital Gate in Abu Dhabi. The British national has more than 20 years of experience in the hotel industry, and graduated from the University of Central England.
He has spent the past nine years working in the region, including six years with Ritz-Carlton, in Doha, Bahrain and Dubai. He will be based in Mandarin Oriental Hotel Group’s region sales office in Dubai.
Roujouleh enters the group after spending nine years with Four Seasons Hotels & Resorts in Saudi Arabia, where he was associate regional director of sales. He is a graduate of Les Roches International School of Hotel Management, and will be based in the recently established sales office in Riyadh.