Dubai’s Marka appoints Nick Peel as CEO

September 2, 2014 9:56 am

Marka, Dubai-based retailing and restaurants group announced that it has appointed a former retail director of Arsenal Football Club as its CEO, Arabian Business reported. Nick Peel joins Marka from the European developer and manager of designer outlets, McArthur Glen, where he held the position of UK Country Manager, with responsibility for a turnover in excess of £600 million and more than 200 brands. “I am delighted to announce Nick Peel as the CEO of Marka. He brings the strategic multi-channel retail, operations, brand and commercial experience to establish Marka as the region’s premier retail and hospitality operator,” said Jamal Al Hai, chairman of Marka.