AccorHotels appoints Gibson

AccorHotels’ newly created Luxury Brands structure, which includes the Raffles, Fairmont, Sofitel, MGallery, Pullman and Swissôtel brands, has announced the appointment of Andrew Gibson as Vice-President, Wellbeing, Luxury Brands.

In his new role, Gibson will be responsible for driving the development and execution of the overall wellness strategies for AccorHotels’ luxury brands.

His duties will include refining, developing and revitalising the direction of the wellbeing platforms for each luxury brand, encompassing areas including design and concepts, as well as the creation of facilities and programs. Gibson will also oversee the creation and implementation of wellness standards globally.

Gibson brings more than 30 years of international hospitality experience in the fields of spa, wellness and leisure to his new position. He most recently served as Vice President, Spa and Wellness for FRHI Hotels & Resorts.

Chris Cahill, AccorHotels Chief Executive Officer, comments: “My goal is to establish AccorHotels as the leader in the luxury segment; to do this, we need innovators with proven expertise to drive our key business areas, like the increasingly important wellness sector. Andrew is a visionary and leading voice in the area of wellness and he brings a track record of success. Under his experienced guidance, we look forward to exceeding the expectations of our discerning guests seeking well-being experiences.”

Appointed to support Gibson are Lindsay Madden-Nadeau, Director of Well-Being for Raffles, Fairmont and MGallery, and Aldina Duarte Ramos, Director of Wellbeing for Sofitel, Swissôtel and Pullman. They will assist Gibson in overseeing and directing the implementation of concepts for wellbeing within their respective brands.