Ramada Plaza Jumeirah Beach and Ramada Sharjah have welcomed Sarah Brooks as the new cluster director of human resources.
Boasting extensive experience within the region’s hospitality sector, Brooks has previously worked with Accor Middle East in Oman, Ibis and Novotel hotels in Dubai and Baglioni Hotel, Park Plaza Hotel and Ibis Hotels at Euston and Heathrow in the UK.
Prior to her new position she worked as human resources manager at Southern Sun Abu Dhabi, where she managed the successful selection and recruitment of the pre-opening team.
She has also been an active member of the Abu Dhabi HR Managers Network and is a member of the Chartered Institute of Personnel and Development (CIPD), an international professional body for HR and people development.
In her new position, UK-born Brooks will be in-charge of the human resources requirements of both hotels. She will also provide the management with consultations from both an operational and strategic perspective, and will develop a culture that enables employees to perform in accordance to the hotel’s objectives and strategic goals.
Enthusing on her appointment was cluster general manager, Ramada Plaza Jumeirah Beach and Ramada Sharjah, Alper Can Bulcum: “Sarah Brooks’ extensive experience in the development of a strategic human resources function will be invaluable to our properties. We are delighted to welcome [her] and are certain that she will be an outstanding addition to our senior leadership team.”