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Christian Nader

Shaza Hotels

Vice President - Development 

Chris Nader is Shaza Hotels’ Vice President, in charge of the group’s development globally. He has seen the birth of the company and was involved in setting up the brand’s identity and positioning, establishing its values and philosophy, as well as creating signature products ranging from dining concepts to Spas and Kids’ Clubs. With such in depth understanding of the brand, he naturally developed into a key player of the company’s growth strategy, boosting its development activities across the globe.  He was also instrumental in the creation of Shaza’s new upscale brand “Mysk by Shaza”. Based in Dubai, Chris’ role is to double the group’s portfolio in the next few years. He also holds the position of Vice President – Development Middle East and Africa for Kempinski, the renowned European luxury hotel operator and shareholder of Shaza Hotels.

Prior to joining Shaza, Chris held several positions in food and beverage where he assisted in the creation and management of some of the trendiest beach clubs and restaurants in Lebanon.  He holds an MBA from the Ecole Hôtelière de Lausanne in Switzerland, and a Bachelor in Business Administration from the American University of Beirut.

Christian's Sessions

Tuesday - 30th January 2018
10:40 - 11:10
10:40 - 11:10

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Christian Nader, Vice President - Development , Shaza Hotels

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