Dubai: UAE-headquartered hospitality company, TIME Hotels, has announced four new senior appointments across its sales and marketing, communications, ecommerce and training operations to lead the company in its next phase of growth ahead of Expo 2020 and beyond.
The new appointments include Prasanth Janarthanan, Director of Sales; Shawn Anthony Vaz, Digital ecommerce Manager; Ajaz Wani, Area Materials Manager and Meenakshi Singh, Cluster Training Manager.
Mohamed Awadalla, CEO, TIME Hotels, said, “We are delighted to welcome these new members to the TIME Hotels team. They bring a wealth of experience in their chosen fields of expertise and will be crucial to the success of our extensive activity pipeline for 2019 and beyond. We have always thrived on providing exceptional standards and high levels of service, with these new appointments we are further endorsing this commitment.”
With more than 18 years’ experience, Prasanth Janarthanan has worked with a range of global hospitality brands including Starwood Hotels & Resorts, Habtoor Hotels, Carlton Hotels and most recently for TIME Hotels where he was Director of Sales for both TIME Oak Hotel and Suites as well as TIME Grand Plaza Hotel, before being promoted to his new position where he will oversee sales for the TIME Hotels Portfolio.
Taking charge of all TIME Hotels’ website and all social media requirements is Digital Ecommerce Manager, Shawn Anthony Vaz. Maximising 14 years of digital experience in the hospitality industry, Vaz will be responsible for website redevelopment and branding, social media management and content development. Vaz has previously held roles at Emirates Palace Hotel, Kempinski Hotels – Mall of the Emirates and JA Resorts & Hotels.
With almost 20 years’ experience, Ajaz Wani has been appointed as the new Area Materials Manager, where he will develop a centralised procurement and materials management operation which covers all strategic business units including hotels, apartments, F&B and facility management across the TIME Hotels Portfolio.
Cluster Training Manager Meenakshi Singh, with over nine years of hospitality industry experience in the UAE and India, will be responsible for, amongst other roles, implementing training development opportunities for all members of staff across TIME Hotel properties.