Mango House Seychelles and Canopy by Hilton Mahé, which is set to open later this year, is delighted to announce the appointment of Giuseppe Russa as Cluster General Manager, bringing with him 40 years of experience to the role.
Returning to the family of Hilton Hotels & Resorts, where he started his career many years ago, Giuseppe will be joining the team with motivation, excitement and passion. Driven by his love for exotic destinations, the exceptional location, positioning and offering at both of the resorts is what drew him to his new position.
Born in a southern city of Italy called Bari, Giuseppe studied Hotel Management before securing his first ever role as a Chef at Hilton Stratford Upon Avon. Since, Giuseppe has worked his way up the ranks working in Switzerland, France, Venezuela, Taiwan, India, Malaysia, and Vietnam with Hilton International, and became General Manager in French Polynesia 20 years ago which spearheaded his career as he went on to manage luxury hotels in Malaysia, Borneo, Indonesia, Jordan, Lebanon, Oman and Qatar”.
In his last role as General Manager at Doha, Giuseppe was tasked to open the most iconic and luxurious hotel in Doha, overseeing the entire process from hiring and shortlisting the executive committee and defining sales and marketing strategies to finalizing the F&B concepts.