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Rotana appoints new Chief Operating Officer

Eddy Tannous joins the Rotana group, bringing with him over 20 years of experience in hospitality

Rotana recently announced the appointment of Eddy Tannous as the group's new Chief Operating Officer. With over 20 years of experience in hospitality across the Middle East, Tannous has held senior roles with global brands and, most recently, served as Senior Vice President of Operations for Fairmont, overseeing the group's performance across its properties in the Middle East and Asia.

Guy Hutchinson, President, and CEO of Rotana, said: “It gives me tremendous pleasure to welcome Eddy to the team as we work to expand our footprint regionally and globally. With his extensive background in successfully managing hotel operations across large hotel groups, we are confident that Eddy will bring his expertise and vision to build on the robust development pipeline of upcoming projects across key markets."

Tannous brings with him a proven track record of delivering success across various facets of hospitality, including operations, customer satisfaction, strategic expansion, marketing and more.

Hutchinson added: “In his new role, Eddy will assist in driving the growth and expansion of Rotana and his responsibilities will include the successful opening of our new properties across the MENA region and the creation of a synergy among our hotels in all aspects of our operations.”

Tannous said: “I am proud to be joining the renowned and award-winning Rotana group – a brand truly committed to providing guests with the highest levels of quality and comfort. As a homegrown brand, Rotana is synonymous with Middle Eastern hospitality and the group continues to cement its position as one of the leading players in the region. I look forward to collaborating with the team to help expand global operations and ensure the consistent delivery of Treasured Times across the world.”


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