The Al Habtoor Group has appointed Kamal Naamani as Group Director of Operations for its expanding Hospitality and Leisure Projects. Naamani, who took up his post in early June, is responsible for overseeing the operations of the company’s portfolio of new developments, including the Group’s multi-use development Al Habtoor City, which will see its first hotel open to the public later this year.
Khalaf Ahmad Al Habtoor, Chairman of the Al Habtoor Group said, “I would like to welcome Kamal Naamani to the Group. He comes at a time of rapid growth within our hospitality portfolio. We have big plans for the future.”
Naamani was previously the Managing Director, Asia Pacific at Pragma Group and Pragma Lifestyle. He joins with more than 25 years of experience in the hospitality industry, and has made significant contributions in the areas of business development, strategic planning, sales and marketing. He was responsible for the development and expansion of Cavalli-branded properties to establish and develop the Robert Cavalli lifestyle brands and Cavalli Square boutique hotels, and other F&B brands throughout Asia Pacific.