The Ritz-Carlton Dubai International Financial Centre announces its latest senior appointments across its HR, Sales and Marketing and Engineering departments.
The Ritz-Carlton, Dubai International Financial Centre (DIFC) is pleased to announce it has made three new appointments to its team of experienced professionals. The line-up includes Edwin Caliman, Director of HR, Sabry Balboul, Director of Engineering, and Frida Audi, Director of Sales and Marketing.
Hailing from the United States, Edwin Calimano, brings a glowing track record with experience working mainly in luxury hotels from around the globe. Prior to his role at The Ritz-Carlton DIFC, Calimano served at hotel brands such as Accor Hotels-Fairmont, Jumeirah Group-Burj Al Arab, Jumeirah Beach Hotel, One & Only Le Royal Mirage, IHG, Hyatt Hotels Corporation, and the Four Seasons. In his capacity, Calimano supported many HR projects and pre-openings in the region and around the world.
Originally from Egypt, Sabry Balboul, brings a massive track record having worked all around the MEA. Joining the Ritz-Carlton DIFC from the Hilton International, Balboul supported many pre-opening projects in the region. Alongside his incredible experience, Balboul holds a pre-Master diploma and BA in Electrical Engineering from the University of Cairo.
Frida Audi, originally Lebanon, brings a proven track record having worked in luxury hotels across the region. Joining the Ritz-Carlton DIFC from the Habtoor Hospitality, Frida is no stranger to Marriott International. Landing at The Ritz-Carlton DIFC, she brings an impressive skill set and a successful tenure managing the sales department at the Ritz-Carlton Doha and Habtoor Grand Resort & Spa. In addition to expertise in the field, Frida is fluent in three languages – French, English, and Arabic.
Commenting on the new appointments the hotel’s General Manager, Fadeel G. Wehbe added, “We are incredibly enthusiastic to welcome the newest members of our team. Each new addition brings a host of expertise, experience, creativity, and new perspectives to our team. We are confident that each new member will prove to be invaluable to the legendary Ritz-Carlton brand and help us improve our strategies and increase the overall satisfaction for our employees and guests.