Appointed General Manager
At Jumeirah Messilah Beach Hotel & Spa in Kuwait City, Kuwait
Jumeirah Messilah Beach Hotel & Spa in Kuwait has welcomed Hakan Petek as the new General Manager. A Turkish British national, Hakan joined Jumeirah in June 2010 as Executive Assistant Manager, Rooms. He was a key player in the pre-opening period of the hotel as well as a member of the Executive Committee.
Hakan was formally promoted to his new post after successfully managing the operations of the hotel and constantly building its business since his role as Acting General Manager in December 2013.
Hakan has over 24 years’ experience in the hotel industry and his career highlights include eight hotel openings across several five-star luxury brand properties in Turkey: Dedeman and the Sheraton in Antalya, Conrad in Istanbul, Swissotel in Istanbul and Izmir, as well as Raffles Browns and Guoman Hotel both in London. In his new role, he will lead the Jumeirah Messilah Beach Hotel & Spa team in building on the success of the property since its opening in 2013.