AccorHotels names digital head


SINGAPORE, 28 February 2017: AccorHotels announces the appointment of Maud Bailly as chief digital officer, effective 3 April.

Bailly will head digital, distribution, sales, and Information systems, and will be a member of the company’s executive committee.

Bailly, 38 years old, was a graduate of the Ecole Normale Supérieure and prior to joining AccorHotels she worked in the French Prime Minister’s Office.

Maud Bailly

Commenting on the appointment, AccorHotels’ CEO Sébastien Bazin, said: “The areas she will oversee are essential to the success of the group, her great knowledge of digital issues her strong managerial dimension, as well as the richness and variety of her background will give a sources of innovation for the group and its teams.”

She started her career in 2007 at the Inspection Générale des Finances (IGF). After several audit missions at the IGF both in France and abroad, she joined the SNCF as the Paris Montparnasse station’s director and as deputy director of the TGV product for the Paris Rive Gauche region.

She then became director of trains, in charge of network animation and of the transformation of 10.000 train controllers’ and 3.000 station agents’ roles.