Paris, 21st of March 2017

Sheikh Nawaf Bin Jassim Bin Jabor Al-Thani joins AccorHotels’ Board of Directors

The Board of Directors, during its meeting held today, took note of Mr. Ali Bouzarif’s resignation from his term as Director and, upon recommendation of the Appointments and Compensation Committee, co-opted Sheikh Nawaf Bin Jassim Bin Jabor Al-Thani as Director. This co-optation is effective as from today and for the remainder of Mr. Bouzarif’s term of office (i.e. until the General Meeting called to approve the financial statements for the year ending December 31, 2018).

Sheikh Nawaf Bin Jassim Bin Jabor Al-Thani, whose appointment was proposed by Qatar Investment Authority, is Chairman of the Board of Directors of Katara Hospitality.

The co-optation of Sheikh Nawaf Bin Jassim Bin Jabor Al-Thani will be submitted to shareholders’ ratification during the General Assembly meeting to be held on 5 May 2017.


AccorHotels is a world-leading travel & lifestyle group and digital innovator offering unique experiences in more than 4,100 hotels, resorts and residences, as well as in over 3,000 of the finest private homes around the globe. Benefiting from dual expertise as an investor and operator through its HotelServices and HotelInvest divisions, AccorHotels operates in 95 countries. Its portfolio comprises internationally acclaimed luxury brands including Raffles, Sofitel Legend, SO Sofitel, Sofitel, Fairmont, onefinestay, MGallery by Sofitel, Pullman, and Swissôtel; as well as the popular midscale and boutique brands of 25hours, Novotel, Mercure, Mama Shelter and Adagio; the much-prized economy brands including JO&JOE, ibis, ibis Styles, ibis budget and the regional brands Grand Mercure, The Sebel and hotelF1. AccorHotels provides innovative end-to-end services across the entire traveler experience, notably through the recent acquisition of John Paul, world leader in concierge services.

With an unmatched collection of brands and rich history spanning close to five decades, AccorHotels, along with its global team of more than 240,000 dedicated women and men, has a purposeful and heartfelt mission: to make every guest Feel Welcome. Guests enjoy access to one of the world’s most rewarding hotel loyalty programs - Le Club AccorHotels

AccorHotels is active in its local communities and committed to sustainable development and solidarity through PLANET 21, a comprehensive program that brings together employees, guests and partners to drive sustainable growth.

Accor SA is publicly listed with shares trading on the Euronext Paris exchange (ISIN code: FR0000120404) and the OTC marketplace (Code: ACRFY) in the United States. 

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