Simon Leigh, Managing Director of Premier Inn MENA, features in the coveted Hotelier Middle East Executive Power List 2024.
Each year, the Hotelier Middle East’s Executive Power List showcases the people making decisions at the very top of firms in the region and celebrates them for their work in making the Middle East the hospitality centre of the world.
“As a seasoned professional, Simon Leigh has brought a wealth of experience and know-how to Premier Inn MENA. He is widely recognised as a highly respected figurehead and spokesman for the industry and is regarded as an effective, approachable leader by the company’s 625 team members.
“With Premier Inn’s hotel room inventory accounting for a significant chunk of all mid-market rooms in the UAE, Leigh is leading the company’s contribution to the continued growth and success of the country’s tourism sector and, with more properties planned, highlighting the company’s ongoing commitment to further expansion in the wider region.
“Premier Inn MENA has made great headway in the last year bringing into focus it’s three key pillars: trading brilliantly, investing in the business and profitable growth. The business model has adapted to focus on delivering commercial and operational excellence through exceptional team and guest engagement, and centralising the commercial function to drive top-line results.”
Being recognized in the Hotelier Middle East’s Executive Power List is a testament to Premier Inn’s strong performance and continued success in 2023, a great start to the New Year.
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