Chris J. Cahill
CEO Luxury Brands, CEO North America, Central America and Caribbean Region
Chris J. Cahill is Canadian. He holds two Bachelor’s Degrees in Education and Political Science from the University of Ottawa, and an MBA from the University of Toronto.
Prior to his appointment, Chris worked as Executive Vice-President Global Operations for Las Vegas Sands Corp, a publicly traded gaming company with operations in the US, China and Singapore. Before joining Las Vegas Sands Corp, Chris served for 19 years (1993-2012) in various capacities at Fairmont Raffles Hotels International (FRHI) and its predecessor companies, including President and Chief Operating Officer responsible for the operating performance of all brands worldwide. Earlier in his career, Chris developed a strong track record in all facets of the hotel business (operations, sales and marketing) in cities across Canada during an 18-year period.
He joined AccorHotels’ Executive Committee in July 2016, when the Group finalized the acquisition of FRHI. Chris also serves on the Board of Directors of two Canadian real estate companies, as Chairman at Temple Hotels Inc. and Board Director at Morguard Corporation.