Abu Dhabi National Hotels opens arms to Ahmed Odeh and Anil Joseph

Abu Dhabi National Hotels (ADNH) has enhanced its team with two new members: Ahmed Odeh who has assumed the role of head of finance, and Anil Joseph, who has been appointed senior manager, procurement.

Boasting extensive leadership experience in finance, throughout his career Odeh has worked for private and publicly listed companies such as Price Waterhouse Coopers, Manarah for Investment in Development Projects and Abu Dhabi Ship Building, where he acquired his expertise in the assurance and business advisory field as well as a number of other investment sectors. He has developed specialist advisory competencies for hospitality companies.

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Odeh holds a Master’s degree in business administration with emphasis on accounting. He additionally finalised his Doctorate in business administration at the UAE University, Abu Dhabi, focusing on the governance of audit firms for SMEs in the UAE. Adding his list of qualifications, he is also a Certified Public Accountant (CPA), Certified Risk Management Assurance (CRMA) and Certified Master Trainer (CMT).

In his new position as head of finance, Odeh will directly coordinate the activity of the ADNH finance department as well as its affiliated business units.

Assuming the role of senior manager, procurement, Joseph joins the ADNH team with more than 12 years of experience in the procurement field, most of which was acquired in the hospitality field with UAE-based organisations.

Undertaking a Master’s degree in procurement and supply chain management, Joseph additionally boasts a qualification from the Chartered Institute of Purchasing Society in the UK and is a Certified Procurement Professional by the American Purchasing Society.

Prior to his new title, Joseph held the position of regional director – procurement at Millennium & Copthorne Hotels.

In his new position as senior manager, procurement, Joseph will oversee the procurement function for ADNH and its business divisions.