The Dubai-based Ilyas & Mustafa Galadari (IMG) Group has appointed Lennard Otto as general manager of IMG Worlds of Adventure, one of the largest indoor themed entertainment destinations globally spanning 1.5 million sqft. Otto will provide strategic direction and lead all aspects of operations management at IMG Worlds of Adventure.
Otto will lead all operational aspects of running IMG Worlds of Adventure from development through to the execution of strategies and delivery of a consistently high level of guest services across all areas, from rides and attractions to the safety and security of guests.
With his strategic and leadership abilities in the leisure industry and keen understanding of the local market realities, dynamics and opportunities that are unique to the Middle Eastern business environment, Otto brings over a decade of experience in managing large local and international hospitality and entertainment-based facilities including resorts, outdoor and indoor waterparks, beachfront developments, theme parks and adventure facilities.
For the past 11 years, Otto has been responsible for the management and operations during pre-and-post opening phases of major properties across South Africa and the Middle East including Wild Wadi, Atlantis The Palm, Wahooo! Waterpark, John Buck International and Wadi Adventure.
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