Rezidor has appointed Jacques Dubois as
Acting Chief Operating Officer (COO) for all brands effective 1
Since 2007, Dubois has been COO for Park
Inn and Country Inns & Suites – he will take over the additional
responsibility for Radisson Blu and Regent from Thorsten Kirschke.
Kirschke has been appointed Chief Operating Offer of Carlson
Hotels Americas; he will be based at the Carlson head office in
Minneapolis and report to Hubert Joly, President & CEO of Carlson.
“The decision to further extend Jacques Dubois’
responsibilities responds to the ongoing need of further
streamlining our business,” said Kurt Ritter, President & CEO
of Rezidor. “At the same time, Thorsten Kirschke’s appointment is
in line with Rezidor’s and Carlson’s ambition to globally align
Jacques Dubois joined
Rezidor in 1995 and has held several senior positions in
operations, sales and revenue management. He is one of the driving
forces behind the success of Rezidor’s mid market brand Park Inn –
launched in early 2003 only Park Inn today features more than 130
hotels with more than 24,000 rooms in operation and under
development across Europe, the Middle East and Africa.
In his new
role Dubois will continue to directly report to Kurt Ritter.
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