As element of the lately introduced organisational reset of Accor, Duncan O’Rourke has been promoted to main executive for the extended northern Europe division.

The new area is a merger of the past northern, central, east and new east Europe teams.

In his capability, he will be dependable for 29 countries including Scandinavia, Uk, Benelux, Ireland, Poland and Russia in addition to his recent obligation for Germany, Austria and Switzerland.

On top rated of this, O’Rourke turns into element of the worldwide executive committee.

“I really like worries and glance forward to do the job with the teams all about the freshly created northern Europe division.

“My predecessors have done exceptional do the job, which I will gladly proceed.

“It is now the best time to finish a chapter and to initiate a new way.

“These adjustments are developed to replicate our business enterprise priorities: enhance concentration on territories and segments with the highest growth likely as very well as the simplification of final decision processes,” claimed O’Rourke.

O’Rourke has been with Accor since 2016 just before remaining promoted to main functioning officer for Germany, Austria and Switzerland, he oversaw the luxurious and premium accommodations in Europe.

Ahead of he labored at Kempinski Lodges for several yrs 1st as general manager for two pre-openings in London, later as regional director primarily based in Jordan.

In 2008 he was appointed main functioning officer and member of the management board of the group.