Appointed COO of HotelInvest
At AccorHotels in Paris, France
John Ozinga joins Accor as COO of HotelInvest. He will be a member of the Group’s Executive
Committee and his appointment will be effective as of June 18th, 2014. John Ozinga is Dutch
and was born in 1964. He is a graduate of La Roche-en-Ardenne hotel
management school in Belgium, attended the Institut Supérieur d’Informatique in Liège (Belgium) and
obtained a postgraduate degree in Business Administration from Heriott-Watt University
John Ozinga has over 20 years’ experience in the real estate industry in France and
Throughout his career he has held several management positions involving investment
portfolio and asset management, development and capital raising.
John Ozinga started his career in 1991 with Accor as Development Director for the United
Ireland and Benelux. In 2001, he joined Dolce hotel group as Vice President of Development
Europe. He went on to become Executive Vice President in charge of international real estate
activities for Groupe Casino in 2004.
In 2008, he joined Carrefour as Director of Carrefour Property France.
Since 2012, he has been CEO of the French platform and Head of Separate Accounts
Europe of CBRE Global Investors, a world leader in real estate investment management.