General manager, Park Hyatt Abu Dhabi, Doris Hecht

Doris Hecht

Park Hyatt Abu Dhabi has welcomed Doris Hecht as general manager.

She will now lead the operations and brand positioning of the hotel. Using her knowledge, she will work to further enhance Park Hyatt’s bespoke experience.

Throughout her career with Hyatt, which began in 2003, Hecht has worked in Geneva, New York and Paris. She began as a member of the front office team at Park Hyatt Milano and worked her way up the career ladder, eventually leaving Milan in 2013 to become the director of rooms at Hyatt Regency Belgrade.

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In 2015 she moved to the UAE to work as the executive assistant manager – rooms at Park Hyatt Abu Dhabi.

Enthusing on her new challenge, Hecht said: “This is an incredible resort in a beautiful location, and I feel very fortunate to have been given the opportunity to continue to grow with this amazing team. I look forward to building on our strength and further nurturing the business.”

Hecht, from Germany, represents Hyatt’s first female general manager in UAE.