AccorHotels has appointed Sami Nasser and Marc Descrozaille as chief working officers, Center East and Africa.
Each will probably be primarily based out of AccorHotels’ Dubai regional workplace and can report on to Mark Willis who was just lately appointed because the chief govt of AccorHotels within the areas.
Commenting on the appointments, Willis mentioned: “Each Sami and Marc have demonstrated a deep understanding of the journey and hospitality trade within the Center East and Africa, contributing closely to the success of their respective organizations.
“I’m delighted to convey them on board as chief working officers and stay assured that their experience and insights will allow AccorHotels reinforce its management place on this dynamic and quickly rising area.”
Nasser joins from his latest position as chief working officer, luxurious drands, Center East for AccorHotels the place he oversaw a portfolio of 40 resorts within the area.
Inside his new position, he’ll straight oversee over 125 operational resorts and 50 resorts within the pipeline throughout all manufacturers in North Africa, Levant, Kingdom of Saudi Arabia and Indian Ocean.
He brings over 25 years of hospitality expertise having held strategic roles inside a number of worldwide manufacturers, together with AccorHotels and FRHI Accommodations & Resorts, in operations, gross sales and distribution.
Marc Descrozaille joins Accor from Mövenpick
Descrozaille joins AccorHotels from Mövenpick Accommodations & Resorts the place he served as president for the Center East and Africa, overseeing over 50 resorts, the most important single model within the area.
Together with his new place, he will probably be answerable for over 105 operational resorts and 65 resorts within the pipeline throughout all of AccorHotels’ signature manufacturers within the Gulf (excluding Saudi Arabia) and sub-Saharan Africa.
He brings greater than 20 years of expertise throughout a broad spectrum of disciplines in Africa, Europe and the Center East the place he has labored for main hospitality firms together with Radisson Accommodations Group, Hilton Accommodations and the Savoy Group.