Andre Saade

Andre holds a Masters in Economics from USJ (Saint Joseph University in Beirut) and an MBA from IMHI (Cornell University/Groupe ESSEC in France). He started his career as a Management Associate in 1995 with InterContinental Hotel Group in Paris then for 16+ years moved up the ladder with the same group to Dubai, Lebanon, East Africa, Saudi Arabia and Abu Dhabi holding several positions varying from Director Of Sales & Marketing, Rooms Division Manager, Area Director Of Sales & Marketing, Hotel Manager and his last position within IHG was in the capacity of General Manager. He then moved in 2010 to join Marriott International and his first assignment was to open the first Marriott property in Algeria, after this successful opening Andre has been promoted within Marriott International to become Multi-property General Manager in charge of three properties in Dubai. With over 20 years of experience, Andre gained great Hospitality knowledge and understanding in how to lead successful teams and run successful operations. Andre is a certified Master Trainer for various corporate courses including Strategic selling, Up-selling, Advanced customer focus and Business management & Leadership.