News for the Hospitality Executive
Kevin Brett Appointed General Manager
of the Conrad Cairo
7 July 2008: Kevin Brett has joined Conrad Hotels & Resorts, the global contemporary luxury hotel brand, as General Manager of the Conrad Cairo.
Kevin will manage all operational efforts with a focus on further enhancing the Conrad Cairo's position as one of the city's most sophisticated luxury hotels. Kevin replaces the former respected General Manager, Jan Mönkedieck, who recently transferred to the Hilton Abu Dhabi.
With a career spanning 27 years in the hospitality sector, Kevin brings a wealth of experience to the brand. Having spent the past five years working in Abu Dhabi and Bahrain, his knowledge of the hospitality scene will prove indispensable.
Prior to taking up his new role at the Conrad Cairo, Kevin was General Manager at the Hilton Abu Dhabi and he has also held senior management positions in Oman, Malaysia and the UK. Not a stranger to the Conrad brand, Kevin also previously worked for the Conrad Istanbul, Turkey (1992 to 1994), where he held the position of Rooms Division Manager.
Commenting on the appointment, Simon Hasdell, VP Operations Hilton Hotels Corporation, Egypt, Lebanon, Jordan and North Africa said: "Kevin's experience in the hospitality sector will ensure that the Conrad Cairo will continue to cement its position as one of Cairo's top luxury hotels."
Richard Blamey, SVP Brand Management, Conrad Hotels & Resorts said: "We welcome Kevin to the Conrad family and are confident that under his guidance our discerning guests will continue to receive the distinct luxury experience they expect from all Conrad's Hotels and Resorts globally."
Conrad Hotels & Resorts is continuously growing and strengthening its global portfolio and currently has luxury hotels and resorts in leading urban and resort destinations globally. New Conrad Hotels and Resorts are under development in Shanghai, Koh Samui, Abu Dhabi, Dubai, the Bahamas, Beijing and the Portuguese Algarve.
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