Faycal Bennani

Faycal Bennani

General Manager (new Opening), Hilton Worldwide
 

Currently employed at Hilton Worldwide

Previous: Intercontinental Hotels Group, ACCOR HOTELS UK & IRELAND/Ibis Hotel London Luton Airport, ACCOR HOTELS UK & IRELAND/Ibis Hotel WELLINGBOROUGH, ACCOR HOTELS UK & IRELAND/Ibis Hotel PORTSMOUTH

 

    Summary

    Proactive, performance driven professional with 11+years progressive expertise and experience with Accor, IHG & Hilton Hotels. Results oriented and dedicated business professional with demonstrated success in general management within the hospitality industry. History of providing effective leadership with focus on total organizational coordination to efficiently manage operations, provide innovative concepts, supervise high performing teams, and oversee staff. Extensive background in accounting and P&L, with the proven ability to control cost and positively impacts the bottom line. Experienced in managing new openings, refurbishments and track record of exceeding goals, boosting sales and increasing revenue without compromising customer service. • Proven ability to concurrently maximise quality and enhance revenue. • Visionary leadership skills, the ability to inspire, motivate, supervise, and train others to excel. • Comprehensive technical expertise in hotel operations and industry innovation. • Active and personal involvement in marketing, sales and communication. • Experience in hotel refurbishment, extensions and new openings. PERSONALITY & LEADERSHIP PROFILE • Articulate, controlled, diplomatic & persuasive. • Passionate for details & passionate for people. • Role model to employees by sharing success methods and road to success. • Highly organised, versatile and ambitious. • Strong work ethic. • Persistent, meticulous, compassionate and understanding. • Highly flexible and the ability to change and lead change. AREAS OF EXPERTISE • Financial/Strategic planning- Financial management- Cost control - Purchasing • General management - Operational management – Project management • Advertising/Marketing – Human resources – Team building/Leadership

Experiences

General Manager (new Opening)

At Hilton Worldwide

From August 2010 to Present
Hampton by Hilton Derby City Centre ( New opening) 3 Star 117 bedrooms, 1 meeting rooms,1 bar, 1 restaurant, circa 30 staff. General Manager As a part of a pre & post-opening team I had the overall responsibility for recruitment and setup of team...
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General Manager

At Intercontinental Hotels Group

From 2009 to August 2010
Holiday inn Express Birmingham Oldbury 3 Star 109 bedrooms, 1 meeting rooms, 1 restaurant, 1 bar, circa 30 staff. General Manager Highly motivated and awarded Hotel General Manager with relevant experience cultivating high-profile relationships and developing and...
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Deputy General Manager

At Intercontinental Hotels Group

From 2007 to 2009
Holiday inn Express Milton Keynes 3 Star 178 bedrooms, 9 meeting rooms, 1 restaurant, 1 bar, circa 50 staff Deputy General Manager Experienced and skilled Deputy General Manager with expertise in hotel management, food and beverage operations, profit and loss management and guest services...
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Assistant General Manager

At ACCOR HOTELS UK & IRELAND/Ibis Hotel London Luton Airport

2007
 

Assistant General Manager

At ACCOR HOTELS UK & IRELAND/Ibis Hotel WELLINGBOROUGH

From 2005 to 2007
 

Head Reception/Front Office Manager

At ACCOR HOTELS UK & IRELAND/Ibis Hotel PORTSMOUTH

From 2001 to 2005
 

Skills

 
  • General manager
  • Hotel
  • HOTEL MANAGER
  • Manager

Centres d'intérêt

 
  • Passion is travelling
  • and I enjoy most sports with a particular passion for swimming
  • tennis and socialising with friends and family.