ATN Power 50-Marc-Francois Dardenne
Marc Dardenne’s name is synonymous with the establishment of luxury hospitality brands in the Middle East. His current job, as head of Emaar’s hospitality group, is to establish The Address as a new high-end hotel brand in the region.
Prior to joining Emaar in 2007, he served as vice president and area general manager for The Ritz-Carlton Hotels in the Middle East, helping to establish a chain of four luxury hotels across the region. He has also worked with the Hyatt group, spending 11 years in Asia in various properties in Bali, Jakarta and Manila.