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Kerry Healy to lead Accor’s commercial organisation for Middle East, Africa, Turkey & Asia Pacific

Accor, the region’s largest international hotel operator, has introduced its new Commercial organisation and executive committee, with Kerry Healy taking the lead as Chief Commercial Officer for Premium, Midscale & Economy brands in the Middle East, Africa, Turkey & Asia Pacific.An outstanding leader and skilled negotiator, Kerry has a proven track record of managing teams, building trust, and designing robust strategies. Part of the Accor family since 2011, she previously served as Chief Commercial Officer for South East Asia, Japan & South Korea – a position she held with distinction since 2020.In her expanded role, Kerry will oversee the commercial functions for a diverse region that comprises nearly 1,000 hotels – 29% of the Group’s global network – across 42 countries, under iconic brands such as Pullman, Mövenpick, Swissôtel, Novotel, Mercure, and ibis. Based in Singapore, she will be able to leverage a wealth of business acumen and over 25 years of experience to meet the Group’s strategic commercial objectives.“I am delighted to welcome Kerry to her new role. With her extensive knowledge and proven expertise, including senior management positions in the UK, Middle East, Asia, and Pacific Rim, Kerry is the perfect fit to head up our commercial team at this crucial time. As global travel rebounds and our business grows from strength to strength, we need highly skilled leaders at the helm. I have the utmost confidence that Kerry’s qualities will allow us to capitalise on the exciting opportunities that lie ahead,” said Duncan O’Rourke, CEO, of Middle East, Africa, Turkey & Asia Pacific.Kerry will head up a new Commercial Executive Committee, which has been carefully curated for its members’ abilities to provide strong and effective leadership across the hub’s three key regional centres: Singapore, Sydney, and Dubai.

Tags: Accor, Africa, commercial organisation, Kerry Healy, Middle East, Turkey & Asia Pacific

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