Board of Director

Ato Fisseha Asres

Ato Fisseha Asres is the General Manager of Intercontinental Addis Hotel. He has Master’s degree in Management from Institute of Social Studies in the Netherlands and Bachelor degree in Management and Public Administration from Addis Ababa University. Ato Fisseha was retained to work as a graduate assistant in the areas of teaching, doing research and consultancy at the then commission for Higher education.

In 1990 he joined Shell Ethiopia Limited, which lasted until October 1999. During these times he has worked in Retail, Consumer, LPG and Aviation Marketing Departments. During his stay with shell a number of Retail stations were opened through the concept, which was developed then as “Dealer Owned” stations. The strong network that he developed with different government organizations gave leverage to the company to win quite many businesses in the consumer sector.

In October 1999 Ato Fisseha joined Hilton International as a Human Resources Manager during which time different initiatives were taken by him to revamp the human resources of the Hotel to make it competitive.

Later on he was also appointed as Front Office Operation Manager until he left to take assignment in the new Intercontinental Addis Hotel at the end of June 2008. During his stay with Hilton, occupancy of the hotel reached 90% and its presence in the community was highly felt for which Ato Fisseha played a significant role.

By mid-2008, he took over his current position at the Intercontinental Addis to become the first Ethiopian General Manager of a Five Star Hotel. He organized the hotel from scratch and did a pre-opening and grand opening of the Hotel with Ethiopian team, which was very challenging. Currently the Hotel is one of the Hot Spots and it is preferred by local and international customers.
Fisseha is one of the founders of Ethio-parents school and has served the school for six years as Board of Directors and Business Development Committee member. In addition, he has served as Board Chairman of Elegant PLC for about six years, Board Member of Systec PLC and Burayu Paper and Packaging PLC for over 8 yrs. He has also participated in the establishment and structuring of Sorene Business Group and worked as a special advisor to the owner for over ten years.

Board of Director

Ato Fisseha Asres

 

 

 

 

 

 

Ato Fisseha Asres
Associate Promoter and Board Member of Dalol Oil S.C.