Named executive vice president, human resources
At Accor North America in Dallas - TX, USA
Vidal-Brown’s duties also include providing strategic direction in areas of training and development, change management and organizational effectiveness. She will also play an important role in furthering and promoting unity among all company levels and departments, from employees at headquarters, to the more than 1,000 individual hotel properties in the Accor North America network. A seasoned and talented executive, prior to joining the team at Accor North America, Vidal-Brown held senior positions at DFW International Airport, FedEx-Kinko's, American Airlines and Personnel Decisions International. She holds a doctorate in psychology from Texas A&M as well as an MBA from The University of Houston. Vidal-Brown was also recognized by the Dallas Business Journal in 2009 as one of the “Top 25 Women to Watch” in Dallas as part of the publication’s annual Women in Business Awards in 2009.
Recent Appointments at Accor North America
Alan Rabinowitz - executive vice president, director of business affairs and general secretary in charge of strategic operations
21 September 2011 — Recently appointed Motel 6 CEO Jim Amorosia will be assisted in his task by Alan Rabinowitz, who is promoted to the position of executive vice president, director of business affairs and general secretary in charge of strategic operations for Motel 6/Studio 6.read more
20 September 2011 — Following Olivier Poirot’s decision to leave his positions to join another company, Jim Amorosia is appointed chief executive officer of Motel 6 and Studio 6 from October 3, 2011. Amorosia has an MBA from the Carey School of Business at Arizona State University and started his career with Motel 6 in 1985 as regional marketing director and went on to occupy a series of strategic positions.read more
13 September 2011 — Following Olivier Poirot’s decision to leave his positions to join another company, Jim Amorosia is appointed Chief Executive Officer of Motel 6 and Studio 6 from October 3, 2011. Jim Amorosia has an MBA from the University of Arizona.read more