COO New businesses & CEO HotelServices Africa & Middle East
Steven Daines graduated from the University of Geneva and holds an MBA in International Hospitality Management from ESSEC.
He started his career with Accor at Compagnie des Wagons-lits where he held various operational positions in France and abroad from 1994 to 2005 before being appointed Managing Director for the economy brands in Latin America. He became Managing Director of ibis Budget and hotelF1 France in 2012.
He joined the Group’s Executive Committee in 2014 as CEO HotelServices United Kingdom, Ireland, Benelux, Switzerland, Russia and CIS, and was appointed CEO New Businesses and CEO HotelServices Africa and Middle-East in 2017.