UHRL, owning company of Westin, appoints Shakawath Hossain as CEO
- A Monitor Report 22 Oct, 2019 | 872 Views|-+
Dhaka: Shakawath Hossain has been appointed as the Chief Executive Officer of Unique Hotel and Resorts Limited and HANSA Management Limited.
Unique Hotel and Resorts Ltd is the owning company of The Westin Dhaka and HANSA Management Ltd is a company which offers extended international standard facility management services for the hospitality and commercial industry of the country.
Hossain has a dynamic work experience in the hospitality industry of over 18 years. He has worked at various leading hotels in Bangladesh and completed much international training in different fields.
Under his leadership, The Westin Dhaka successfully integrated into a Marriott International property after the global merger between Starwood Hotels and Resorts and Marriott International.
With his lead, The Westin Dhaka became one of the top three hotels in the region for ADR and RevPAR in the Asia Pacific. He also led the property to achieve a “Crisis Safety and Security Assessment” score of 93 per cent.
He was previously appointed as the Resident Manager and Acting General Manager of The Westin Dhaka.
He has also worked in various leading roles such as Director of Rooms and Operational Excellence and Director of Operations before being promoted as the Resident Manager in August 2017.
He also holds an MBA in Tourism and Hospitality Management from the University of Dhaka.