Hard Rock International has appointed Ragheb Dajani as SVP of its Real Estate Development Division.
Dajani is the new SVP of Development at Hard Rock and in this role, Dajani will be responsible for leading the maintenance of new real estate development prospects, directing real estate development strategy and overseeing the brand's business growth plans and goals.
Dajani will report directly to Joe Emanuele, Chief Design and Development Officer at Hard Rock International.
Hard Rock is a Tribal operator that owns hotels, casinos, shops, live music venues and cafes. Hard Rock also launched a new venture in 2020, an online sportsbook, retail sportsbook and internet gaming platform called Hard Rock Digital.
Dajani first began his career engaging in bidding and execution of general contracting works for US luxury residential projects. Having worked in real estate for over 30 years, Dajani has experience in planning, design and construction of resort developments such as luxury residential, hospitality and casino properties.
During his tenure at Kerzner International, Dajani held several positions including VP, during which he developed luxury towers including The Atlantis Resort and Casino in the Bahamas, Morocco and Dubai; and several One&Only hotels and resorts in the Bahamas, Mexico, and the Mohegan Sun Resort.
Joe Emanuele, Chief Design and Development Officer at Hard Rock International, said: "We're thrilled to have Raj join our Real Estate Development team as we continue to further cement the Hard Rock brand as a pillar in the global luxury hospitality space.
“His extensive experience in bringing top-of-the-line luxury integrated resort concepts to life makes Raj an invaluable addition to the Hard Rock team."