Hanita Haida has been appointed as the new director of finance and business support at Crowne Plaza Abu Dhabi – Yas Island and Staybridge Suites Abu Dhabi – Yas Island.


Bringing more than two decades of finance and asset management experience, Haida began her hospitality career in 1994 as accounts and finance manager for Radisson Blu in Langkawi.


In 2001, she joined InterContinental Hotels Group, where she initially took the position of assistant finance controller at Crowne Plaza Mutiara Kuala Lumpur before being promoted to director of finance in 2010, which she held alongside the role of cluster finance and business support champion.