CEO Asia- Pacific
Michael Issenberg is a graduate of Cornell University, USA, and began his full-time hospitality career in 1981 with the Westin St Francis Hotel in San Francisco. In 1986 he moved to Sydney, Australia, where he was Director of Leisure Services for Horwath & Horwath, managing a consultancy practice focused on hotel feasibility, operations and tourism strategy. In a career spanning more than three decades, he has held senior positions across hotel management and property investment including Director of Development for Merlin Properties and CEO of Mirvac Hotels.
He moved to Accor in 1994 as Director of Operations Pacific, and joined the Group’s Executive Committee as CEO Asia-Pacific in 2008.