Franck Lafourcade has been appointed as General
Manager of the Sofitel Shanghai Jing’an with effect from 11
October 2010. The hotel, the fourth Sofitel Luxury Hotels in
Shanghai, is scheduled to open in 2011.
Franck will continue in his role
of Area General Manager role for Eastern China, until the end of
Franck joined Accor in 1984 as
Assistant Food & Beverage Manager of the Sofitel Maeva Beach Tahiti in
French Polynesia. In 1996, he rejoined Accor and was responsible
for the take over and management team of the Hotel Commodore Pusan
in Korea. Two years later, Franck successfully opened and managed
Hotel Gran Mahakam (Sofitel) Jakarta. In September 2000, he moved
to Vietnam to manage the Sofitel Metropole Hanoi.
the proud recipient of a Silver Bernache in 2009, commending him
his special efforts for developing talent within the company and
for being a long term Accor and Sofitel Ambassador.
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