As a part of the just lately introduced organisational reset of Accor, Duncan O’Rourke has been promoted to chief govt for the prolonged northern Europe division.
The brand new area is a merger of the earlier northern, central, east and new east Europe groups.
In his capability, he might be accountable for 29 international locations together with Scandinavia, UK, Benelux, Eire, Poland and Russia along with his present duty for Germany, Austria and Switzerland.
On high of this, O’Rourke turns into a part of the worldwide govt committee.
“I like challenges and look ahead to work with the groups all around the newly created northern Europe division.
“My predecessors have executed excellent work, which I’ll gladly proceed.
“It’s now the last word time to complete a chapter and to provoke a brand new method.
“These modifications are designed to mirror our enterprise priorities: enhance give attention to territories and segments with the very best development potential in addition to the simplification of determination processes,” stated O’Rourke.
O’Rourke has been with Accor since 2016; earlier than being promoted to chief working officer for Germany, Austria and Switzerland, he oversaw the posh and premium inns in Europe.
Earlier than he labored at Kempinski Resorts for a few years; first as normal supervisor for 2 pre-openings in London, later as regional director based mostly in Jordan.
In 2008 he was appointed chief working officer and member of the administration board of the group.