Executive Director, Finance
With almost 20 years of experience in the financial side of the hotel industry, Ammar Khatib serves as Executive Director, Finance in Al Eqbal Real Estate Development Company, bringing a wealth of knowledge from the hospitality industry locally, regionally and internationally.
Khatib is overseeing finance, accounting, budgeting and risk management by setting the strategic financial direction for the company, and its upcoming iconic brand, The Ritz-Carlton Hotel and Residences, Amman.
Graduating with a bachelor degree in Finance in 1997, Ammar has acquired his post graduate diploma in HotelManagement from the US in 2001, to further enhance his financial position in the companies he attended in the hospitality sector.He is also affiliated with many institutes including the Institute of Management Accountants, and the Hospitality and Technology Professionals.
Khatib embarked his journey with hotels in the US, working with reputable brands including the Sheraton, Marriott and Omni Hotels. He then moved to several other 5-star hotels in Jordan and KSA such as the Movenpick, Ritz-Carlton and Kempinski. Khatib managed to gain insights on the hospitality sector abroad, where he is now investing his knowledge and expertise in enhancing the financial position of Al Eqbal Real Estate Development in his home country, Jordan.