Millennium Hotels and Resorts, Middle East and Africa has appointed Samy Boukhaled as vice president of operations for the Kingdom of Saudi Arabia region.
Boukhaled has more than 29 years of experience in the industry, having held several leadership roles with hotel companies such as AccorHotels and Sofitel. He has worked in countries such as France, Bahrain, Morocco and Saudi Arabia.
Reporting to Millennium Hotels and Resorts MEA COO Kevork Deldelian, Boukhaled will oversee all operational aspects of the brand’s strategic expansion in the KSA region where several properties are to open this year.
Boukhaled, who speaks English, Arabic and French, holds an MBA in International Hotel Management from Vatel International Business School Hotel & Tourism Management in France and a Baccalaureate Degree from Morocco among other awards and certifications.