Arabian Hotel Investment Conference

April 2020 | United Arab Emirates

Speaker profile

Samir Baidas

Chief Development Officer MEA, Marriott International

Samir Baidas heads up the Lodging Development department for the Middle East and Africa region (MEA), for Marriott International, Inc. and has been in charge of all hotel developments in this region since 2014.

Before taking on the role of Chief Development Officer, Mr. Baidas served as Senior Vice President, Loding Development for the Middle East. Samir Baidas joined Marriott International in 2004 as Director of Development and was promoted to Vice President in 2007.

Prior to joining Marriott, he spent four years in the Arthur Andersen Middle East real estate and hospitality division where he conducted advisory assignments for potential investments in twelve countries.