Jumeirah, the Dubai-based luxury hospitality company and member of Dubai Holding, has announced the appointment of two new General Managers for hotels in Dubai and Abu Dhabi.
After an 18-month gap during which she acted as Chief Operating Officer – City Operations for Dubai International Financial Centre, Doris Greif will be returning to Jumeirah Group.
As General Manager, she will lead the pre-opening team of Jumeirah Etihad Towers, which will open in Abu Dhabi in 2011. Ms. Greif, a German national, brings a wealth of international operational experience in the luxury hospitality industry.
Ms Greif joined Jumeirah and Jumeirah Beach Hotel in 1999, and in 2000 she was appointed General Manager of Jumeirah Beach Club Resort and Spa. She took over Jumeirah Emirates Towers in 2004, then was appointed to manage the pre-opening team for Jumeirah’s first hotel in China.
Prior to joining Jumeirah Group, she occupied various front office roles for Munich Hilton (Germany) before moving to the United Arab Emirates.
Jumeirah Bab Al Shams Desert Resort & Spa, the award-winning desert resort in Dubai, is welcoming a new General Manager. Andy Cuthbert has been with Jumeirah Group for ten years, working as Executive Assistant Manager in Jumeirah Emirates Towers and Director of Operations for Jumeirah Hospitality.
Mr. Cuthbert, an Australian and British national, brings more than 30 years of experience in the hospitality industry, having worked for several prestigious hotels throughout Australia, the United Kingdom and the United Arab Emirates.
See all Jumeirah Group World Travel Awards winners here:
Burj Al Arab - 2010 Middle East’s Leading Hotel, 2010 Middle East’s Leading Luxury Hotel, 2010 Dubai’s Leading Hotel
Jumeirah Beach Hotel - 2009 Dubai’s Leading Resort
Emirates Towers - 2010 Middle East’s Leading Business Hotel
Madinat Jumeirah - 2009 UAE’s Leading Resort, 2009 Dubai’s Leading Conference Hotel
Jumeirah Bab Al Shams Desert Resort & Spa - 2010 UAE’s Leading Hideaway Resort
Jumeirah Carlton Tower - 2006 England’s Leading Business Hotel
Jumeirah Essex House - 2010 North America’s Leading Business Hotel, 2010 United States’ Leading Business Hotel