Sunday, April 2, 2023


Accor, the area’s largest worldwide lodge operator, has launched its new Business organisation and govt committee, with Kerry Healy taking the lead as Chief Business Officer for Premium, Midscale & Economic system manufacturers in Center East, Africa, Turkey & Asia Pacific.

An excellent chief and expert negotiator, Kerry has a confirmed observe file of managing groups, constructing belief and designing strong methods. A part of the Accor household since 2011, she beforehand served as Chief Business Officer for South East Asia, Japan & South Korea – a place she held with distinction since 2020.

In her expanded function, Kerry will oversee the business features for a various area which contains almost 1,000 inns – 29% of the Group’s international community – throughout 42 international locations, below iconic manufacturers resembling Pullman, Mövenpick, Swissôtel, Novotel, Mercure and ibis. Based mostly in Singapore, she is going to be capable to leverage a wealth of enterprise acumen and over 25 years of expertise to satisfy the Group’s strategic business aims.

“I’m delighted to welcome Kerry to her new function. Together with her in depth information and confirmed experience, together with senior administration positions within the UK, Center East, Asia and Pacific Rim, Kerry is the right match to go up our business crew at this important time. As international journey rebounds and our enterprise grows from energy to energy, we want extremely expert leaders on the helm. I’ve the utmost confidence that Kerry’s qualities will permit us to capitalise on the thrilling alternatives that lie forward,” stated Duncan O’Rourke, CEO, Center East, Africa, Turkey & Asia Pacific.

Kerry will head up a brand new Business Government Committee, which has been rigorously curated for its members’ talents to supply sturdy and efficient management throughout the hub’s three key regional centres: Singapore, Sydney and Dubai. 


Victoria Sertic, SVP, Model, Advertising and marketing & Loyalty

Victoria’s spectacular tourism and hospitality profession spans over 26 years within the tourism sector, with in depth experience in business administration, model technique and administration, advertising and marketing, gross sales, public relations and communications. She has held varied senior management positions in luxurious hospitality and regional vacation spot administration firms driving and maximising alternatives throughout various initiatives. Most just lately VP of Model Administration, Advertising and marketing & Communications for Southeast Asia, Japan & South Korea, Victoria will proceed to be based mostly within the Singapore workplace.  


Kent Warren, SVP, Topline Efficiency & Enterprise Intelligence

Based mostly in Sydney, Kent is a extremely revered hotelier with greater than 28 years of high-level expertise. He commenced his profession in Accor in 2014 and has held quite a few roles, together with Common Supervisor for a number of inns, in addition to the place of Regional Income Supervisor for the NSW/ACT area in Australia. Kent’s most up-to-date function was VP Income and Enterprise Intelligence for the Pacific area, and he’ll stay based mostly within the Sydney workplace.  


Antony Meguerdijian, SVP, Gross sales

Antony brings greater than 23 years of hospitality expertise to his new place, with earlier roles in North America, Europe, Africa, Center East and Asia, inside quite a lot of worldwide hospitality organisations. He joined Accor in 2020, since when he has held the function of VP of Gross sales South East Asia, Japan & Korea. Antony will stay based mostly within the Singapore workplace.


Amro Khoudeir, SVP, Digital & Distribution

Amro is a business chief with greater than 15 years of digital, product, expertise and administration expertise. He has efficiently delivered digital advertising and marketing methods, product improvement, integration and transformation tasks for worldwide hospitality organisations. In his most up-to-date function, Amro managed all business associated tasks for the India, Center East & Africa area. He’ll stay based mostly in Dubai.


Sarah Fernandez, VP, PR & Communications

Sarah is a seasoned PR & Comms skilled with greater than 15 years of expertise. She joined Accor in 2019 as Director of PR & Communications for India, Center East & Africa. Previous to this, she was head of Advertising and marketing & Communications for Mövenpick in Asia. Alongside her place on the Government Committee, she may even be supporting Duncan O’Rourke on his communications necessities. Sarah will stay based mostly within the Dubai workplace.

“I’m extraordinarily proud to undertake this new function. I’ve little doubt that being a part of such an unlimited geographical hub with key locations, model illustration and a big footprint can be an unimaginable journey, which I’m excited to embark on with our new Business Government Committee,” stated Kerry.

As Chief Business Officer for Premium, Midscale & Economic system manufacturers in Center East, Africa, Turkey & Asia Pacific, Kerry will now have accountability for 42 international locations throughout this huge geographical area, which spans from the shores of the Atlantic Ocean on west coast of Africa all the best way to the paradise islands of the South Pacific.

Accor presently operates 993 inns (199,095 keys) throughout the Center East, Africa, Turkey and Asia Pacific area, with a pipeline of 299 inns (64,000 keys).

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