Mövenpick Hotel & Residences Nairobi has announced the appointment of Mehdi Morad as General Manager and Country General Manager for Kenya.
A Moroccan French national, Mehdi will oversee the country operations for five properties including the Fairmont hotels, Mövenpick and ibis Styles brands as well as the opening of Pullman Nairobi later in the year.
With over 18 years of experience in the hospitality industry across Europe, Asia Pacific, Middle East and Africa, Mehdi has held senior managerial positions with leading hotel companies including Hyatt Hotels, Radisson Hotel Group, and Emaar Hospitality Group.
He was first appointed General Manager in 2010 at the Park Inn by Radisson Paris Charles de Gaulle Airport. Successive positions soon followed with the Radisson Hotel Group in Russia and Mauritius, with the latter as Cluster General Manager for two resort properties. Prior to joining Mövenpick Hotel & Residences Nairobi, Mehdi was General Manager of the Address Boulevard Hotel in Dubai, overseeing the brand’s flagship hotel in the UAE.