AccorHotels Appoints Antoine Blanc as Chief Financial Officer for North America, Central America and Caribbean Region
April 11, 2016 12:58pm
Global hospitality leader AccorHotels has announced the appointment of Antoine Blanc as Chief Financial Officer for North America, Central America and Caribbean Region (NCAC), effective immediately. In his new role, Blanc supports the NCAC Executive Team in developing and maximizing operational performance, reinforcing partner relationships, sustaining profitable growth, and complying with the company's financial standards and procedures.
“With his impressive leadership qualities, financial acumen and experience in corporate finance on both sides of the Atlantic, Antoine's talents will be key as the expansion of AccorHotels progresses throughout region," said Christophe Alaux, AccorHotels CEO HotelServices for North America, Central America and Caribbean Region.
Blanc continues to have a dual role with the Group's HotelInvest division under the supervision of CFO and COO of HotelInvest Americas, Xavier Perret. As the HotelInvest representative in the region, Blanc's main responsibility is optimizing the value of the assets portfolio, including the definition and continuation of the CAPEX Plan for the subsidiary hotels, lease restructuring, and hotel acquisitions.
Most recently, Blanc served as the group's CFO for Mexico, a role he was appointed to in 2012. Prior to this role, he held various positions to support strategic projects in the group's Corporate Finance Department in Paris. A graduate of Paris Dauphine University with a Master in Finance, Blanc joined AccorHotels in 2007 as an Auditor.
AccorHotels is a Group united by a shared passion for hospitality and driven by a shared promise to make everyone Feel Welcome.
Over 180,000 women and men in 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 by Sofitel, Grand Mercure, The Sebel), midscale (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)
Contact: Sandra Pinto Duhamel
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