Accor has introduced the appointment of Marc Dardenne as chief working officer, luxurious manufacturers, Europe.
Dardenne most lately served as chief working officer of Amaala, an ultra-luxury resort vacation spot undertaking on the Pink Sea sponsored by the Public Funding Fund.
He’s additionally a former interim chief government and chief working officer at Jumeirah Accommodations & Resorts in Dubai.
In his new position Dardenne will now oversee the operations of round 50 luxurious lodges in Europe and 9 properties below growth.
This contains high tier manufacturers like Raffles, Fairmont, SO/, Sofitel and others in addition to flagship properties reminiscent of Raffles Europejski Warsaw, Sofitel Legend the Grand Amsterdam and the Savoy, A Fairmont Managed Lodge in London.
“Marc is a revered and well-known chief within the hospitality sector and somebody who brings a luxurious pedigree and powerful dedication to high quality,” stated Franck Gervais, chief government, Europe, Accor.
“We’re happy to welcome Marc to the Accor household and are assured that his management, relationships and keenness for hospitality will each excite and encourage our luxurious lodge groups throughout Europe.”
Dardenne is an achieved hotelier with almost 4 many years of worldwide hospitality expertise in each lodge and actual property teams.
Earlier in his profession, he labored with Ritz Carlton, then Emaar Hospitality, the place he collaborated with Giorgio Armani to shepherd the growth of the Armani model into hospitality with ultra-luxury lodges in Dubai and Milan.
Dardenne has additionally been concerned in growing distinctive luxurious and way of life manufacturers such because the Handle Accommodations & Resorts, Patina Accommodations & Resorts and Zabeel Home.