Wakeb has 22 years’ experience in business development, market access & commercial operations management.
He started his career in San Francisco, California then relocated to Abu Dhabi in 1997. From there, he headed several pre-opening teams for properties in UAE, one of which was the Jumeirah Emirates Towers Dubai.
Wakeb joined the pre-opening team of The Fairmont Dubai in 2001 as their associate director of sales and in 2004 was promoted to the role of director of business development.
“We believe this is the perfect time for Mohamed Wakeb to take over the reins of our sales & marketing division. Building on our successful growth over the past few years, we’re focusing on providing more value to our guests and creating a world-class hospitality experience. We are confident that Wakeb’s leadership and business acumen will push us further than we have ever been”, said Elias Chakhtoura, general manager of Fairmont Bab Al Bahr.