Yann Caillère, 59, is a graduate of the Ecole Hôtelière de Thonon-les-Bains. He began his career outside France before joining Pullman (Frantel, then Compagnie Internationale des Wagons Lits).
In 1995, he joined Disneyland Resort Paris, as Executive Vice President, Luxury Hotels and Conventions, before becoming Senior Vice-President of the hotels division, COO and President. In October 2004, he was appointed Chairman of the Louvre Hôtels Group.
He joined Accor in January 2006 as Chief Operating Officer Hotels, France, Southern Europe, Africa, Middle East, and Sofitel Worldwide. He is a member of the Executive Committee. In May 2009, he took charge of Europe, Middle East, Africa, Sofitel Worldwide, and Hotel Design and Construction Worldwide.
In August 2010, he was appointed Deputy CEO, in charge of the Group Operations worldwide. On April 23, 2013 he is appointed as Chief Executive Officer.
He is also Chairman of the Supervisory Board of RISMA (Morocco
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