Hilton has expanded its MEA (Middle East &
Africa) operational team
with two new senior appointments in its Technology department.
Ehab Zaki has joined the company as Regional Director Field Technology
Services - Egypt & Levant, while Radi Karnib has joined as Regional
Director Field Technology Services - Arabian Peninsula.
Ehab Zaki has over 25 years of IT experience within the
hospitality sector having worked at a number of international
hotel companies as well as with a specialized technology company
in Egypt. An Egyptian national, Ehab’s new responsibilities cover
IT operations at Hilton Worldwide’s regional office in Cairo,
including; 18 hotels in Egypt, four in Levant as well as the
company’s pipeline properties across North Africa.
Radi Karnib also has a comprehensive background
in technology within the hospitality industry. His
extensive practical experience in KSA, and in Makkah specifically,
will be of great value as Hilton Worldwide continue with the plans
to open six new hotels in Makkah; hiring a further 9,000 employees by 2014.
Sam Abbas, Senior Director, Field
Technology Services, Hilton Worldwide, Middle East & Africa said,
“I am delighted to welcome both Ehab Zaki and Radi Karnib to their
new roles. These strategic appointments are critical for the
company as they both bring a high level of expertise to the table.
These appointments come at a time where we continue to provide a quality service to hotel guests and, at the same time, develop the
necessary network and systems to support our new hotels.”
will be based at the Hilton Worldwide Regional Cairo Office, while Radi will operate from the Hilton Worldwide MEA Headquarters in
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