Salim Bitar’s career spans 30 years and a multitude of geographies and industries. His most recent role was as Chief Executive Officer of the Aujan Group Holding’s Hospitality & Real Estate business, leading a portfolio of global brands such as The Oberoi, Radisson Blu, and Anantara. In his role Bitar led the transformation and strategic repositioning of the business, as well as the expansion of its asset base through development and mergers and acquisitions.
Prior to joining the Aujan Group, Bitar spent 21 years in the Telecom Sector working for Motorola where he held senior finance and operational roles in the United States, Asia, and the Middle East & Africa. After leaving Motorola, he joined Dubai Holding where he held principal positions leading the F&B business, and the restructuring and development of real estate projects during the 2008 economic crisis.