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New GM for Sofitel Dubai Jumeirah Beach

DUBAI, April 23, 2017

Sofitel Dubai Jumeirah Beach has appointed Marc de Ruijter as the new general manager for the award-winning five-star property.

With more than 20 years’ experience in the hospitality industry, De Ruijter will be responsible for overseeing the entire operation of the hotel.

De Ruijter is no stranger to the Sofitel brand or Dubai, having previously been hotel manager at Sofitel Dubai The Palm.

With a wealth of hospitality experience gleaned from positions taken in the US, Belgium, France, Mauritius and the UAE, De Ruijter brings his global mindset to a highly competitive market. From his very first role as an intern in Orlando, Florida to the position of general manager of Sofitel Dubai Jumeirah Beach, he is sure to bring an abundance of energy and insight to the hotel.

De Ruijter said: “I am extremely pleased to continue my journey with AccorHotels and the luxury Sofitel Hotels & Resorts brand within the portfolio. I will be working very closely with the team to ensure we continue to maintain our strong focus on curating an outstanding guest experience - which the hotel prides itself on - as well as driving financial and operational excellence.”

Marc graduated from MTRO, The Netherlands in 1994 with a Bachelor’s Degree in Tourism and Hotel Management. He is fluent in English, French and German in addition to his native language; Dutch. - TradeArabia News Service




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