W Retreat & Spa, Maldives has introduced new talents who recently joined them.
Rubens Maureemootoo – Beverage & Food Manager
Rubens brings a wealth of experience from a number of Starwood’s brands, including Four Points by Sheraton, Le Meridien, The Luxury Collection and most recently as a member of the pre-opening team of The St Regis Mauritius.
In his spare time, Rubens is a tennis coach back in his homeland of Mauritius. He states, “Three of my tennis students are now in the top ten of Mauritian players, I am very proud of them”. With an energetic lifestyle, Rubens plans to spend his days off on the beach-side, enjoying the many sports activities on offer such as football and volleyball.
Luisa Sakirow – Sales Manager
Luisa brings two years of Maldivian work experience to this role. Holding responsibilities for the important European market, Luisa will not only manage key business relationships for W Maldives and Sheraton Maldives, but be leading the development of key emerging markets in Europe.
Luisa, with her Russian roots is a German national and has a passion for languages. Speaking English, Russian, German and Spanish, she is also learning French. In her spare time, Luisa leads an active lifestyle playing volleyball, tennis and enjoys running.
Natacha Pouzin – Marketing & Communication Executive
French born, Natacha attended the famed École hôtelière de Lausanne in Switzerland where she accomplished her degree in International Hospitality Management. Natacha speaks English, Spanish and basic Hindi which she learnt while working for 12 months in India at the Westin Gurgaon, New Delhi recently.
“I could not be happier to be joining the team at W Maldives and am looking forward to working with our customers in many different countries. I am also looking forward to exploring the house reef and the many dive sites around W Maldives” said Natacha.
On a more personal level, Natacha is a foodie, loves to host, mingle and bring people together. Sport is an integral part of her life with a passion for swimming and diving.