Industry Update
Appointment12 December 2019

Raj Rana

Appointed Chief Executive Officer
At Citymax Hotels in Dubai, United Arab Emirates

Raj Rana

Citymax Hotels has appointed Raj Rana as its chief executive officer.

Rana brings more than 30 years of international hospitality experience and has held leadership positions in the USA, Europe, and Asia.

Most recently, he was the CEO of Radisson Hotel Group for South Asia with the responsibility for the region's P&L and growth.

Rana is a US national, who spent his early years in India.

Citymax Hotels

Citymax Hotels is part of the hospitality division of Landmark Group and has been developed as an affordable lifestyle hotel brand with a vision to lead the mid-market hospitality sector offering unique guest experiences at extraordinary value.
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