Cluster GM, Arjaan Dubai Media City and Centro Barsha, Timur Ilgaz

Timur Ilgaz has been appointed the cluster general manager for Arjaan Dubai Media City and Centro Barsha in Dubai.

Ilgaz has worked with Rotana for more than 13 years and in total has over 35 years of hospitality industry experience spanning Turkey, Canada, Czech Republic and Kazakhstan.

He managed and led The Cove Rotana Resort, Al Ghurair Rayhaan and Arjaan by Rotana pre-openings, the operation of Amwaj Rotana in JBR and Jumeirah Rotana’s successful renovation project.


As the cluster general manager, Ilgaz will oversee the two hotels and will focus on commercial growth and strategic direction in conjunction with the Rotana brand’s strategy.

Ilgaz, who has a Business Administration degree from Anatolian University, Turkey, is energetic and self-motivated with substantial experience in managing five-star properties. He has a warm personality, works with an open-door policy and believes in achieving business results through customer focus, dedication, a positive approach and quality.