Industry Update
Appointment26 May 2020

Pierre Brochard

Promoted Operations Director
At Hyatt Hôtel du Louvre in Paris, France

Pierre Brochard

Cycas' French team is further strengthened by the appointment of Operations Directors for each of its two new Paris properties. Pierre Brochard, meanwhile has spent eight years working across Hyatt properties throughout Europe and the Middle East. He joins as Operations Director for the Hyatt Place from Hôtel du Louvre, where he has worked as Front Office Manager for the last two years.

Cornell | School of Executive and Professional Education

Pierre Brochard (Class of 2018) is a graduate of Cornell | School of Executive and Professional Education in Ithaca, New York - United States
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Cycas Hospitality BV

Cycas Hospitality was founded by Eduard Elias and John Wagner. John was formerly responsible for the development of the Staybridge Suites brand as Vice President of Staybridge Suites and Hotel Indigo, EMEA, IHG.
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Recent Appointments at Cycas Hospitality BV

Jonathan Bowen - General Manager

19 August 2020 — Following Cycas's first UK partnership with Accor, in May Jonathan Bowen became General Manager of the Ibis Bridgwater (opening January 2021). Jonathan's combination of 15 years' hospitality experience across the South West of England, as well as a strong relationship with Accor, ensures he is well placed to successfully open Cycas's first property in the region early next year.
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Petra Baer - General Manager

19 August 2020 — This September Petra Baer will become General Manager of Cycas's first property in Belgium; the Residence Inn Brussels Airport (opening March 2021). Fluent in seven languages and with a strong background in hotel operations, Petra joins from Marriott International, where she spent 22 years working across a range of the group's best-known brands.
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Martin Hird - Group Director of Sales.

19 August 2020 — Martin joined from Interstate Hotels & Resorts, where he spent five years helping shape the sales function and was responsible for 30 hotels across the UK market. With 14 years' experience of providing strategic sales solutions across a diverse portfolio of brands and markets, Martin reports into Cycas's Commercial Director, Neetu Mistry.
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