Thibault Viort is appointed Chief Disruption and Growth Officer for AccorHotels.
As the world of tourism changes fast, AccorHotels aims to increase its agility in new businesses. To this end, Thibault Viort has been appointed Chief Disruption and Growth Officer as of April 1st 2016. This new position is meant to accompany these transformations.
In this capacity, Thibault Viort’s main missions will be to:
Commenting on the appointment, Sébastien Bazin, AccorHotels’ Chairman and Chief Executive Officer, declared: « As part of our transformation journey, we are building up new streams of activity with the ambition to discover new business opportunities so as to create value and enhance creativity in the way we conduct our business. I’m very proud that Thibault has agreed to join us. His enthusiasm, his experience as a passionate entrepreneur as much as his willingness to share and offer a fresh look will help us feed the Group’s activity and generate new approaches to our businesses. »
AccorHotels is a Group united by a shared passion for hospitality and driven by a shared promise to make everyone Feel Welcome.
Over 190,000 women and men in almost 3,900 AccorHotels establishments look after thousands of guests every day in 92 countries.
AccorHotels is the world’s leading hotel operator and offers its customers, partners and employees:
- its dual expertise as a hotel operator and franchisor (HotelServices) and a hotel owner and investor (HotelInvest);
- a large portfolio of internationally renowned brands covering the full spectrum, with luxury (Sofitel, Pullman, MGallery, Grand Mercure, The Sebel), midscale (Novotel, Suite Novotel, Mercure, Mama Shelter, Adagio) economy (ibis, ibis Styles, ibis budget, adagio access and hotelF1) establishments;
- a powerful marketplace and loyalty program Le Club AccorHotels
- almost half a century of commitment to corporate citizenship and solidarity with the PLANET 21 program.
Accor SA shares are listed on the Euronext Paris exchange (ISIN code: FR0000120404) and traded in the USA on the OTC marketplace (Code: ACRFY)
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