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Sebastien Bazin

Accor Hotels

Sébastien Bazin is a French businessman and the chairman and CEO of Accor Hotels group. 

In 1997, he joined Colony Capital to develop  the European branch of the private investment firm in Paris. Within 15 years, he managed and participated in a number of investments in the hotel sector, including the buyout of the luxury hotel chains Fairmont and Raffles, acquisition and Management of hotel assets from La Générale des Eaux, Club Méditerranée and AccorHotels, acquisition of a stake in Lucien Barrière Group, and investment in AccorHotels.

He is a member of AccorHotels' board since 2005, and was appointed as Chairman and CEO of the Group in August 2013.

Administrator of Théâtre du Châtelet since 2013, Sébastien Bazin took over the presidency of this board on March 26th, 2015. He is also Vice-Chairman of the supervisory board of the Gustave Roussy Foundation.

He has committed himself to the UN's HeForShe campaign that seeks to promote women's rights by pledging to reach parity in pay between genders by 2020.

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