The InterContinental Dubai has appointed a new
Director of Human Resources, Anita Russell. Anita Russell transferred directly from the InterContinental Hotels
Group Melbourne Australia where she held the position of Manager of
Talent Management for four InterContinental properties. This involved
identifying hotel recruitment and retention strategies and implementing
and driving organizational behavior as well as Human Resource
Originally from the Gold Coast, Australia, Anita Russell brings to
InterContinental Dubai her extensive experience in Human Resource
Management and Talent Development as well as her expertise in
specializing, in an interactive approach, as being the employer of
choice in the Hospitality Industry.
Anita Russell began her Hospitality Human Resources career in 1993 as a
Human Resources Co-ordinator on Daydream Island, Australia. She then
transferred in 1996 to the Crowne Plaza, Surfers Paradise where she
quickly progressed to Human Resources Manager posistion.
With over 12 years Human Resources experience, Anita Russell joins the
InterContinental Dubai as Director of Human Resources where her focus is
InterContinental Hotels Group being the number one employer of choice
in Dubai by implementing and improving succession planning and talent
development for all levels of employees.
Having world wide experience, Anita is sure set to increase employee
motivation and retention and enhance individual employee development at