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Accor makes significant organizational changes

As reported earlier in 2022, Accor’s new organizational structure is being implemented progressively throughout the first quarter of the year.

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As reported earlier in 2022, Accor’s new organizational structure is being implemented progressively throughout the first quarter of the year depending on local legislation, particularly regarding the obligations to consult staff representatives. 

Under the leadership of Sébastien Bazin, group chairman & CEO and Jean-Jacques Morin, group deputy CEO, as of 1st of January 2023, Accor’s operations are now relying on two dedicated divisions: a Premium, Midscale & Economy division and a Luxury & Lifestyle division, both supported by a Group Management Board and a Global Shared Platform delivering expertise and services to both divisions including Digital, Technology and Procurement.

The Premium, Midscale & Economy” division brings together brands from the Group’s Premium, Midscale and Economy segments and will be structured around four regions.

The executive committee under the leadership of Jean-Jacques Morin as CEO:

  • Thomas DUBAERE, CEO Americas
  • Patrick MENDES, CEO Europe & North Africa
  • Duncan O’ROURKE, CEO Middle East, Africa, Turkey & Asia Pacific
  • Gary ROSEN, CEO Greater China
  • Besma BOUMAZA, general counsel
  • Fabrice CARRE, chief strategy officer
  • Steven DAINES, chief talent and culture officer
  • Karelle LAMOUCHE, chief commercial officer
  • Patrick LAURENT, chief financial officer
  • Camil YAZBECK, chief development officer

The Luxury & Lifestyle” division is structured around four brand collections, with Raffles & Orient Express; Fairmont; Sofitel MGallery & Emblems and Ennismore.

The executive committee under the leadership of Sébastien Bazin as CEO:

  • Omer ACAR, CEO Raffles & Orient Express (starting March 1st2023)
  • Maud BAILLY, CEO Sofitel, MGallery & Emblems
  • Gaurav BHUSHAN, co-CEO Ennismore
  • Mark WILLIS, CEO Fairmont
  • Gary ROSEN, CEO Greater China
  • Kamal RHAZALI, secretary general and general counsel (starting Feb 1st2023)
  • Agnès ROQUEFORT, chief development officer
  • Johny ZAKHEM, chief financial officer 

To leverage this new organization of Accor’s operational structure, a group management board chaired by Sébastien Bazin has been set up. This body ensures consistency and alignment between the two divisions, in terms of both the strategic priorities and performance levers.

The group management board is composed as follows:

  • Besma BOUMAZA, group general counsel & board of directors’ secretary
  • Steven DAINES, chief talent and culture officer 
  • Jean-Jacques MORIN, deputy CEO and CFO
  • Brune POIRSON, chief sustainability officer
  • Kamal RHAZALI, secretary general and general counsel, luxury lifestyle
  • Floor BLEEKER, chief technology officer
  • Alix BOULNOIS, chief digital officer
  • Caroline TISSOT, chief procurement officer
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