Former Accor UK Ltd. CFO, Olivier Poirot, Joins Accor Worldwide Executive Committee
DALLAS, On September 1, Gilles Pelisson, director and chief executive officer of Accor worldwide, announced the addition of four executives to the Accor Executive Committee. Olivier Poirot, former CFO of Accor UK Ltd. and current CEO of Accor North America and Motel 6/Studio 6, was appointed to the worldwide Accor Executive Committee, which oversees the company's services and portfolio of more than 3,800 hotels in 90 countries.
"It is a great honor to be appointed to the worldwide Accor Executive Committee," said Poirot. "I look forward to working with Gilles Pelisson and my Executive Committee colleagues to further develop our strong hospitality brands, increase revenue and ensure the group's continued success today and tomorrow. I want to thank Gilles Pelisson for his trust and support, and I wish to extend the praise and my thanks to the 16,000 employees of Accor North America, Motel 6 and Studio 6."
Poirot began his career with Accor in 1992, where he served as CFO of Accor UK Ltd., in charge of finance, IT, procurement and legal for Accor hotels in the United Kingdom and Ireland. Since 2007, he has been president and chief executive officer of Accor North America and chief executive officer of Motel 6 and Studio 6, covering the geographic regions of the USA, Canada and Mexico.
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