Tim Cordon is the Senior Area Vice President Middle East & Africa at Radisson Hotel Group. Based in Dubai, he leads the operations and delivers business growth for the African and Middle Eastern markets across Radisson’s portfolio of over 100 hotels. Cordon has been with Radisson Hotel Group since 2003 and was appointed Area Senior VP for the Middle East & Africa in 2017. In 2020, he was ranked no. 5 by Hotelier Middle East Power 50 list. In 2021, under Cordon’s operations, Radisson announced the signing of five new hotels and 1,000 keys in Riyadh and Jeddah, Saudi Arabia. By 2025, he aims to double Radisson Hotel Group’s presence in the Middle East, as it remains a key focus area for the group’s global strategy.