2013 Registration document and annual financial report - page 114

Registration Document 2013
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Corporate Governance
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Administrative and management bodies
3.1.3. FOUNDING CO-CHAIRMEN
Paul Dubrule
Born July 6, 1934 in Tourcoing, France, Mr. Dubrule graduated
from Institut des Hautes Etudes Commerciales at the University of
Geneva. In 1963, he and Gérard Pélisson co-founded the Novotel
hotel chain. After serving as co-Chairman of the Novotel SIEH
Group between 1971 and 1983, he co-founded Accor, serving
as its co-Chairman from 1983 to 1997. Mr. Dubrule has also held
the positions of Chairman of Entreprise et Progrès, Vice-Chairman
of the World Travel and Tourism Council (WTTC) and Chairman
of Maison de la France. He served as Mayor of Fontainebleau
between 1992 and 2001, and Senator of the Seine-et-Marne
département
between 1999 and 2004. He was co-Chairman of
the Institut Français du Tourisme until 2013 and the Founding
Chairman of the Conseil Supérieur de l’Oenotourisme (CSO).
A Paul Dubrule Chair for Sustainable Development was created by
INSEAD in 2002 and a Paul Dubrule Chair for Innovation has been
set up at the Haute Ecole d’Hôtellerie in Lausanne. Mr. Dubrule
has also personally opened a hotel and tourism school in Siem
Reap, Cambodia.
Gérard Pélisson
Born on February 9, 1932 in Lyon, Mr. Pélisson holds an engineering
degree from Ecole Centrale des Arts et Manufactures de Paris
and a Master of Science in industrial management from the
Massachusetts Institute of Technology. In 1963, he andMr. Dubrule
co-founded the Novotel hotel chain. After serving as co-Chairman
of the Novotel SIEH Group between 1971 and 1983, he co-founded
Accor, acting as its co-Chairman from 1983 to 1997. Mr. Pélisson
also cofounded the World Travel and Tourism Council (WTTC), for
which he has served as Vice-Chairman, and was President of the
Ecole Supérieure de Commerce de Lyon from 1990 to 1996. He
is currently Chairman of the Overseas French Association (UFE)
and President of Institut Paul Bocuse.
3.1.4. EXECUTIVE COMMITTEE
Members of the Executive Committee
at December 31, 2013
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Mr. Bazin
Chairman and Chief Executive Officer
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Mr. Boinet
Deputy Chief Executive Officer in charge of Transformation,
Human Resources and Legal
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Mr. Alaux
Chief Executive Officer HotelServices France
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Mr. de Bonadona
Chief Executive Officer HotelServices Americas
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Mr. Dessors
Chief Executive Officer HotelServices Mediterranean, Middle
East and Africa
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Mr. Issenberg
Chief Executive Officer HotelServices Asia Pacific
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Ms. Stabile
Chief Financial Officer
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Mr. Verhoeven
Chief Executive Officer HotelServices Northern, Central and
Eastern Europe
To the best of the Company’s knowledge, in the last five years no director or officer has (i) been convicted of any fraudulent offence;
(ii) been a member of the administrative, management or supervisory body of a company that has been declared bankrupt, or placed in
liquidation or receivership; (iii) been the subject of any official public incrimination and/or sanctions by statutory or regulatory authorities;
or (iv) been disqualified by a court from acting as a member of the administrative, management or supervisory bodies of an issuer or
from acting in the management or conduct of the affairs of any issuer.
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