Arabian Hotel Investment Conference

09 – 11 April 2019 | AHIC Village, Ras Al Khaimah, United Arab Emirates

Speaker profile

Ramzi Solh

Chief Executive Officer - Tourism & Hospitality, King Abdullah Economic City (KAEC)

Ramzi Solh is the CEO of King Abdullah Economic City’s (KAEC) Commercial Business Unit responsible for driving the City’s Tourism Strategy including Hospitality, Leisure & Attraction and Commercial development. 

Prior to joining Emaar, the Economic City, Solh has held several managerial posts with leading regional organizations and institutions. 

After a 9 year stint in retail operations, in 2007 Solh joined the Saudi Arabian General Investment Authority (SAGIA), working with the Economic Cities Agency (ECA), the agency leading the Kingdom’s Economic City, as an Investment Promotion Specialist focusing on the retail and leisure sectors.  

Maintaining his passion for retail and his will to contribute to the Kingdoms Economic City initiative, in January of 2008, Solh was appointed as the Director of Retail & Commercial Development, with Emaar, the Economic City, the Master Developer of KAEC.  Here, Solh contributed to the establishment of the KAEC’s first office, hotel and retail developments, including the award winning Bay La Sun Hotel & Marina.

Today, Solh is leading the launch and implementation of KAEC’s ambitious Tourism Strategy & Development initiative.