Industry Update
Appointment10 September 2019

Kevork Deldelian

Promoted Chief Executive Officer for the Middle East and Africa region
At Millennium & Copthorne Hotels plc in London, United Kingdom

Kevork Deldelian

Millennium Hotels & Resorts has promoted Kevork Deldelian to the position of chief executive officer for the Middle East and Africa region.

Deldelian was the chief operating officer of the group for the Middle East and Africa region since March 2017.

He has been instrumental in implementing several strategies to enhance productivity throughout all its divisions to maximise revenues.

Deldelian was recognised as one of the top 10 most influential hotel professionals in the 2019 edition of the Hotelier Middle East Power 50, the only list that recognises and celebrates the top 50 most influential hotel professionals in the Middle East hospitality industry.

Millennium & Copthorne Hotels plc

Millennium Hotels and Resorts is the umbrella brand of Millennium & Copthorne Hotels plc, a global hospitality management and real estate group, listed on the London Stock Exchange (LSE: MLC). The company owns and/or manages a worldwide portfolio of more than 136 hotels, offering over 40,000 rooms in business and leisure destinations in Asia, Australasia, Europe, the Middle East and North America.
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