Industry Update
Appointment20 September 2019

Mohamed Wakeb

Appointed Director of Sales and Marketing
At Hotel Fairmont Bab Al Bahr in Abu Dhabi, United Arab Emirates

Mohamed Wakeb

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.

A three-time recipient of the Fairmont Masters award, Wakeb holds a bachelor degree from San Francisco State University with a major in French and international business studies; and a diploma in advanced marketing from Cornell University, New York.

Cornell | School of Executive and Professional Education

Mohamed Wakeb (Class of 2000) is a graduate of Cornell | School of Executive and Professional Education in Ithaca, New York - United States
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