Starwood Hotels appoints Nanji Tyem Area PR Manager in Nigeria

Posted: February 9, 2014 in travel & tourism

nanji pixStarwood Hotels and Resorts have announced the appointment of Ms Nanji Tyem as its Area Public Relations Manager in Nigeria.

The appointment which takes effect from January 1, this year, will see Tyem manage the Communication Affairs of the five Starwood Hotels in Nigeria namely; the Sheraton Abuja Hotel, Sheraton Lagos Hotel, Four Points by Sheraton Lekki, Lagos, Le Meridien Ogeyi Place, Port Harcourt, Rivers State, and the Le Meridien Ibom Hotel & Golf Resort, in Akwa Ibom State

Tyem who also doubles as the Public Relations Manager for Sheraton Abuja Hotel is stepping into her new position with over 15 years of experience in Public Relations of the hospitality industry.

She began her early childhood education in Liverpool, England and Islamabad, in Pakistan and later got her tertiary education at the University of Jos, in Plateau State and the University of Abuja.

She has over the years worked as a key member of the International PR team, managing and facilitating the implementation of the PR Strategy for Starwood’s properties, products and corporate initiatives, establishing and managing PR communication processes, ensuring in conjunction with the International PR Director, that Divisional/Corporate image and messages are appropriately projected, distributed and communication objectives are met.

Tyem has also undergone several professional trainings, international courses as well as received several awards and recognitions. She is currently the United Nations Children’s Fund (UNICEF) Ambassador for Sheraton Abuja Hotel, a position she has held since 2002.

Remarking, General Manager of Sheraton Abuja Hotel Mr Boris Bornman described her appointment as a welcome development adding that Tyem ‘will definitely bring her creativity, dedication and passion for hard-work in the discharge of her duties in her new role’.


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