Accor Appoints New Director Of Marketing
FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE
9 July 2008
Accor Appoints New Director Of Marketing – NZ & Fiji
Accor is pleased to announce the promotion and transfer of Sonya Rossiter to Director of Marketing based in Bangkok, responsible for multibrand marketing activity for Thailand, Cambodia, Laos, Japan, South Korea, Philippines and Vietnam.
Sonya has over 15 years marketing experience in the hospitality industry and was most recently Director of Marketing for Accor in New Zealand and Fiji, based in Auckland.
Lucy Hays has been appointed to the role of Director of Marketing – New Zealand & Fiji, effective 28 July 2008, replacing Sonya. Lucy has a Bachelor of Commerce majoring in Marketing and more than 14 years experience in marketing within the travel and tourism industry. Most recently Lucy has held Marketing positions for Air New Zealand, where she has worked for the past three years.
Accor, the European leader and a major global group in hotels, the global leader in services to corporate clients and public institutions, operates in nearly 100 countries with 170,000 employees. It offers to its clients over 40 years of expertise in its two core businesses:
- Hotels, with the Sofitel, Pullman, Novotel, Mercure, Suitehotel, Ibis, all seasons, Etap Hotel, Formule 1 and Motel 6 brands, representing more than 4,000 hotels and nearly 500,000 rooms in 90 countries, as well as strategically related activities, such as LenÃ´tre.
- Services, with 30 million people in 40 countries benefiting from Accor Services products in human resources, marketing services and expense management.