Sheraton Hotels in Nigeria Gets New General Manager
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A new Cluster General Manager, Rex A.G Nijhof has arrived Nigeria to run Marriott International properties in the country.
In a statement the hotel chain said Rex has a wealth of experience in the hospitality sector that spans over 30 years and most of it with Marriott International. He is expected to lead the management and operations of the three properties, Sheraton Lagos Hotel, Sheraton Abuja Hotel and Four Points by Sheraton Ikot Ekpene, as well as support the company’s pipeline plans in the country.
Nijhof attended Hotelschool Heerlen, Netherlands and equally graduated with a B Sc. in Hospitality Management from Florida International University. He has achieved various notable Certifications from Cornell University and the University of North Carolina among other institutions of learning. He has worked in several Continents and in countries such as Germany, Turkey, The Netherlands, India, and Rwanda.
Prior to his current appointment, he successfully led and executed a number of significant projects which include openings, leading company Business Councils as well as positioning the newly opened luxurious Marriott Kigali where he worked as General Manager and was awarded the 2018 Leadership Excellence Award for Marriott Middle East & Africa.
Head, Corporate Communications Nanji Tyem said “We warmly congratulate Rex and wish him much success in Nigeria.”
She said: “Rex is passionate and focused on impeccable service delivery. “He is very committed to his associates and keeps talent coaching and development as a priority. Rex is also driven with regards to market penetration, reorganization and goal oriented financial results. The Dutchman is a keen fitness enthusiast and an all-rounder who earlier on attained a private Pilot License. Rex is married wa family man and his family is looking forward to joining him in Nigeria.”
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