AccorHotels has appointed Veronique Augier Nel to the positon of Director of Communications & CSR Asia Pacific. Veronique has been with AccorHotels Asia Pacific for seven years, overseeing Communications for the group’s Talent & Culture team. A graduate of the Lausanne Hotel Management School in Switzerland, she has previously worked with Starwood, Hyatt Hotels and Walt Disney World.
In her new role, Veronique will manage the communications and corporate social responsibility functions for AccorHotels’ 980+ hotels and resorts across Asia Pacific, working closely with the existing regional team headed by Gaynor Reid, Vice President Communications & CSR. She will help to deliver strategic communications plans and media liaison while also overseeing the group’s strong commitment to the environment and local communities through its wide-reaching Planet 21 program.
Born in Africa to French and Indonesian parents, Veronique was born to travel, having lived in Africa, the Seychelles, Indonesia, Switzerland, France and the USA, although she grew up mostly in Singapore. She is fluent in English, French and Bahasa Indonesian.
« I am very excited to move to this new role and am passionate about taking the group’s CSR initiatives to the next level. I look forward to working with the region’s media professionals at a time when AccorHotels is undergoing an exciting transformation into a full-service hospitality player, » Veronique said.
AccorHotels is a world-leading travel & lifestyle group and digital innovator offering unique experiences in more than 4,300 hotels, resorts and residences across 100 different countries. With an unrivaled portfolio of internationally renowned hotel brands encompassing the entire range from luxury to economy, from upscale to lifestyle and midscale brands, AccorHotels has been providing savoir-faire and expertise for more than 50 years. In addition to its core hospitality business, AccorHotels has successfully expanded its range of services, becoming the world leader in luxury private residence rental with more than 10,000 stunning properties around the world. The Group is also active in the fields of concierge services, co-working, dining, events management and digital solutions. Relying on its global team of more than 250,000 dedicated staff, AccorHotels is committed to fulfilling its primary mission: to make every guest Feel Welcome. Guests have access to one of the world’s most attractive hotel loyalty programs – Le Club AccorHotels. AccorHotels plays an active role in its local communities and is committed to promoting sustainable development and solidarity through PLANET 21 Acting Here, a comprehensive program that brings together employees, guests and partners to drive sustainable growth. From 2008, the AccorHotels Solidarity Endowment Fund has acted as a natural extension of the Group’s activities and values, helping to combat the social and financial exclusion experienced by the most disadvantaged members of society. Accor SA is publicly listed on the Euronext Paris Stock Exchange (ISIN code: FR0000120404) and on the OTC Market (Ticker: ACRFY) in the United States.
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