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Brian Nourollahi appointed GM to manage the first Marriott branded Hotel in Sub Saharan Africa

Published 03 February 2015

Marriott Executive Apartments will open this year, which marks Marriott’s first branded hotel entry into Sub Saharan Africa.

Selamawit Samuel, Executive Vice President of Sunshine Business said,

”Brain Nourollahi has been appointed the role of GM of Marriott Executive Apartments in Addis Ababa. Mr. Brian is a seasoned and successful operator with a strong passion for the business. His operational experience is ideal to ensure a successful opening of a new Marriott property”

Mr. Nourollahi has successfully managed the Marriott properties in Petra, Jordan and the Marriott Resort Taba Heights in Egypt.

He will be arriving on Thursday to establish a good workforce on the ground for the MEA.

Marriott Executive Apartments features 109 guest rooms.
It is located at the financial district and close to the UN Headquarters.