Accor, COO

A graduate of Technological University in Saint-Denis, Alexis Delaroff began his professional career in one of the largest privately owned hotels in Paris, before joining Queens Moat Houses where he held several General Manager’s positions in France and Europe, managing hotels under various international brands.

He opened the first Holiday Inn in Moscow in 1998 before moving to Accor in 2002 as Opening General Manager of the Novotel Moscow Centre.

In 2006 he was appointed as Director of Operations of the office of Accor in Russia & the CIS and then its COO. Under his leadership Accor Russia & CIS has grown from 3 hotels in 2006 to 67 operating hotels in 2019 (more than 11,900 rooms). Currently, the company’s portfolio also has about 50 projects that will be opened in the region within the next few years.

In 2018 Alexis Delaroff has been given the new responsibilities – he is heading a newly created New East Europe region of Accor (Russia, the CIS, Georgia, Ukraine, Turkey and Israel) with 122 operating hotels (more than 23 980 rooms).