Accor declares international management restructure

A worldwide restructure is now underway at multinational hospitality group Accor, which is able to see operations cut up into two devoted divisions: Premium, Midscale and Financial system and Luxurious and Way of life.

The organisational restructure, which was introduced in July 2022, shall be applied all through the primary quarter of 2023, underneath the management of Group Chairman and CEO, Sébastien Bazin, and Group Deputy CEO, Jean-Jacques Morin.

Each divisions, which got here into impact on January 1, 2023, are supported by a Group Administration Board, chaired by Bazin, to make sure consistency and alignment between the operations, and a International Shared Platform, which is able to provide digital, expertise and procurement assist.

“The brand new construction will permit the Group to speed up development and higher tackle market developments, ship the very best potential ranges of service for all its stakeholders, facilitating correct and efficient fulfilment of visitor wants and expectations, and offering readability and efficiency to its companions,” Accor mentioned in a press release.

“The creation of those two operational divisions with clearly recognized experience, ambitions and targets will allow Accor to leverage its portfolio of distinctive and various manufacturers, management throughout most markets and unrivalled improvement momentum.”

Accor’s Premium, Midscale and Financial system Govt Committee

As a part of the Premium, Midscale and Financial system division, manufacturers from every of those segments shall be structured round 4 areas underneath the management of Morin as CEO.

The Govt Committee will embody:

Thomas Dubaere, CEO Americas

Patrick Mendes, CEO Europe & North Africa

Duncan O’Rourke, CEO Center East, Africa, Turkey & Asia Pacific

Gary Rosen, CEO Better China

Accor Pacific CEO, Sarah Derry, will proceed her place as chief of the area, a spokesperson instructed HM.

The management staff will even embody Besma Boumaza as Common Counsel; Fabrice Carre as Chief Technique Officer; Steven Daines as Chief Expertise and Tradition Officer; Karelle Lamouche as Chief Industrial Officer; Patrick Laurent as Chief Monetary Officer; and Camil Yazbeck as Chief Growth Officer.

Accor’s Luxurious and Way of life Govt Committee

The Luxurious and Way of life division, underneath the management of Bazin as CEO, contains 4 model collections, Raffles and Orient Specific, Fairmont, Sofitel, MGallery and Emblems, and Ennismore.

The Govt Committee of Luxurious and Way of life will embody Omer Acar, who has been appointed CEO of Raffles and Orient Specific. He’ll start this place from March 1, 2023.

Maud Bailly, CEO Sofitel, MGallery & Emblems

Gaurav Bhushan, Co-CEO Ennismore

Mark Willis, CEO Fairmont

Gary Rosen, CEO Better China

The staff will even embody Kamal Rhazali, who has been appointed Secretary Common and Common Counsel, commencing the function on February 1, 2023; Agnès Roquefort as Chief Growth Officer; and Johny Zakhem as Chief Monetary Officer.

The Group Administration Board, chaired by Bazin, will embody Besma Boumaza, Group Common Counsel and Board of Administrators’ Secretary; Steven Daines, Chief Expertise and Tradition Officer; Jean-Jacques Morin, Deputy CEO and Chief Monetary Officer; Brune Poirson, Chief Sustainability Officer; Kamal Rhazali, Secretary Common and Common Counsel, Luxurious Way of life; Flooring Bleeker, Chief Expertise Officer; Alix Boulnois, Chief Digital Officer; and Caroline Tissot, Chief Procurement Officer.