Edouard BON

Edouard BON

Director of development and strategy at OGGI Tourisme/HPC group
Lives in Montpellier, France
over 6 months ago

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Successful experience in France and internationally
within the hotel, restaurant, tourism and leisure industry

Experience

  • Director of development and strategy

    OGGI Tourisme/HPC group - Montpellier, France

    Administration & General
    May 2017 - Now · 1 year and 7 months

  • Général manager

    AppartCity - Montpellier, France

    Management
    November 2012 - May 2017 · 4 years and 7 months

    N°1 in Apparthotels : 115 residences (13500 flats), 1200 employees • Merge and reorganisation of commercial, marketing and operation teams of Appart’City and Park and Suites • Elaboration of 3 years business plan • Implementation of strategy (annual conventions) on a global and local level (within 6 regions) • Contribution to 185M€ turnover - 75% occupancy rate (VS 54% in 2012) • Opening of 20 residences within 3 years

  • Operations Director

    Pierre et Vacances Center Parcs - Paris, France

    Management
    October 2010 - October 2012 · 2 years and 1 month

    • Management of operations of 4 villages Center Parcs and of 12 resorts Pierre et Vacances, including two in Martinique and Guadeloupe (370 M€) • Coordinating best practices between the two brands • Implementing managerial and social policies for 2000 employees • Improving quality of services and security policies • Contributing to financial results (RBE/EBITDA)

  • Director of Operations

    Center Parcs France - Paris, France

    Management
    October 2009 - October 2010 · 1 year and 1 month

    • Supervision of operations of the 4 French Center Parcs. (3500 cottages, 15000 beds) • Improving quality of services (satisfaction level above 90%) • Supervision of social and salary policies • Management of catering and retail outsourcing with a new partnership (ELIOR)

  • Director of Center Parcs «les Hauts de Bruyères-Sologne »

    Center Parcs France - Chaumont-sur-Tharonne, France

    Management
    June 2007 - October 2009 · 2 years and 5 months

    • Management of 750 cottages (4150 beds), 5 restaurants (360000 meals) and bars, 3 shops, 1 Spa, 1 aquamundo, leisure and sports activities. • 92% occupancy, 1 500 000 sleepers/year, 55M€ turnover • N°1 for guest satisfaction out of 17 European villages • Implementation of a call centre, boosting turnover from 500k€ to 2 000k€ between 2007 and 2009. • Successful management of extension with creation of 70 new cottages.

  • Director of the resort "Pont-Royal en Provence"

    Pierre et Vacances - Mallemort, France

    Management
    February 2000 - June 2007 · 7 years and 5 months

    • Management of 525 apartments, 60 hotel rooms, villas, 60 houses, 30 luxury villas : 12M€ turnover, 350 employees • Implementation of catering and retail (4 restaurants and 2 shops) • N°1 for satisfaction out of 12 villages

  • Director of the Walibi Schtroumpf Park

    Six Flags - Maizières-lès-Metz, France

    Management
    February 1996 - February 2000 · 4 years and 1 month

    • 600 000 visitors/year for a 60 MFF turnover • Opening of a 12MFF carousel. • Manager for security (no accident in 4 years) and carousel maintenance. • Development of catering and shop sales around Schtroumpf products. • In charge of commercial and marketing strategy (12MFF advertising budget).

  • Director

    ACCOR - Reims, France

    Management
    January 1994 - February 1996 · 2 years and 2 months

    • Hotel Mercure, Reims, France (100 rooms)

  • Director

    ACCOR - Preston, United Kingdom

    Management
    January 1993 - December 1993 · 12 months

    • Hotel Novotel Preston, Great Britain (100 rooms), resident manager - improvement of results by 45M£

  • Operations Director

    ACCOR - Flic en Flac, Mauritius

    Management
    June 1990 - October 1992 · 2 years and 5 months

    • Hotel Sofitel Imperial, Mauritius (143 rooms), resident manager • Opening of a luxury five-star hotel, implementation of training academy for selection of its 350 employees

  • Deputy Manager

    ACCOR - Lyon, France

    Rooms division
    March 1988 - June 1990 · 2 years and 4 months

    • Hotel Sofitel Lyon (189 rooms)

  • Front Office Manager

    ACCOR - Paris, France

    Front Office reception
    October 1985 - March 1988 · 2 years and 6 months

    • Hotel Sofitel Paris (635 rooms)

Education

  • Brevet de technicien supérieur

    Ecole hôtelière de Paris - Paris, France

    September 1980 - July 1982

Languages

  • French
    Native or fluent
    100%
  • English
    Full professional
    80%

Skills

  • Able to work in group
  • Business plan
  • Corporate finance
  • Corporate strategy
  • Experience in 5* hotels
  • Great communicator
  • Hotel development
  • Hotel strategy
  • Lead groups
  • Love challenge
  • Management
  • New business development
  • Passionate about food
  • Revenue Management
  • Rooms operations
  • Webmarketing
  • Wholesale
Connections
Jeanne Guériaux
Talent Search Executive at hosco Talent Search - A division of hosco
Viktor Liu
F&B Trainee at Kempinski Hotels
Sean Ralph
International HR Research Consultant at LATZER ASSOCIATES GROUP GmbH
Following
TransUSA Exchange
San Francisco, CA, United States
Tropical Islands
Berlin, Germany
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Lyon, France
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