Posted on April 01, 2018

Oryx Rotana Doha, the five-star luxury business hotel in Doha, is pleased to announce the appointment of Leani Van Tonder to lead the Marketing & Communications department with effect from 14 March 2018.

Leani is a highly-motivated, competent and versatile professional with over 5 years of experience in both traditional and digital marketing. She has proven aptitude to conceptualize innovative marketing solutions, grow social media channels and increase sales on e-commerce platforms. She carries exceptional interpersonal skills with a track record in developing and maintaining public and media relations. She has demonstrated ability to manage and motivate creative teams to achieve results in all her previous stints.

Leani comes with a strong marketing background in varied industry verticals spanning hospitality, banking, FMCG etc. Prior to this, she has been associated with reputed firms such as Dusit Thani, Maldives; Integer, South Africa, to name a few. Mark Timbrell, General Manager of Oryx Rotana said: “We are excited to welcome Leani Van Tonder to the Oryx Rotana’s family. We are confident that she is the right person to further elevate marketing and communication strategy in line with our organization’s vision & mission. We are looking forward to company’s growth momentum with Leani’s exceptional marketing capabilities and her critical insights.”

Van Tonder holds a New Media Marketing certificate from Cornell University, USA and Cum Laude her B.Com Honours in Marketing Management from University of Pretoria, ZA. Her expertise and skill sets include Digital Marketing Strategy, Branding and Corporate Identity, Website Management, Content Creation, SEO & SEM, Direct Marketing, Public & Media Relations, Merchandising, Market Research, E-Commerce, etc. Expressing happiness on her appointment, Leani said, “I am delighted to join the Oryx Rotana Doha team,it is a magnificent property and I look forward to building on its success.Oryx Rotana Doha hotel enjoys an exceptional reputation as a preferred address for both regional and international travelers and it is an exciting challenge to take it to the next level.”