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Mark Willis

16. Mark Willis

Company: Accor Group

Designation: CEO Middle East & Africa, India, Pakistan, and Turkey

Country: U.A.E.

Nationality: British

Sector: Hotels & Hospitality

Willis joined the Accor Group in September 2018. The company runs over 405 hotels and 87,900 rooms in the Middle East, Africa, and India, with brands including Fairmont, Orient Express, Raffles, Mantis, Movenpick, Peppers, and Hyde. It recorded $929.3 million in global revenues in the first half of 2021. Willis was previously president of Asia for Movenpick Hotels & Resorts, which was acquired by the Accor Group in 2018. He has 30 years of global and regional experience leading hospitality companies.