Accor appoints chief commercial officer for Middle East, Africa, Turkey and Asia Pacific

Accor appoints chief commercial officer for Middle East, Africa, Turkey and Asia Pacific

Kerry Healy has worked with Accor since 2011

Accor has announced Kerry Healy as chief commercial officer for premium, midscale and economy brands in Middle East, Africa, Turkey and Asia Pacific.

A skilled negotiator, Healy has been part of the Accor family since 2011, previously serving as chief commercial officer for South East Asia, Japan and South Korea, a position she held since 2020.

In her expanded role, Healy will oversee the commercial functions for a diverse region, which comprises almost 1,000 hotels, representing 29% of the group’s global network, spanning 42 countries. Accor brands include Pullman, Mövenpick, Swissôtel, Novotel, Mercure and ibis. 


Based in Singapore, Healy will be able to leverage her wealth of business acumen and more than 25 years of experience to meet tAccor's strategic commercial objectives.

Commenting on the announcement, Accor CEO, Middle East, Africa, Turkey & Asia Pacific, Duncan O’Rourke said: “I'm delighted to welcome Kerry to her new role. With her extensive knowledge and proven expertise, including senior management positions in the UK, Middle East, Asia and Pacific Rim, Kerry is the perfect fit to head up our commercial team at this crucial time. 

"As global travel rebounds and our business grows from strength to strength, we need highly skilled leaders at the helm. I have the utmost confidence that Kerry’s qualities will allow us to capitalise on the exciting opportunities that lie ahead.

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Haley will head up a new commercial executive committee, which has been carefully curated for its members’ abilities to provide strong and effective leadership across the hub’s three key regional centres: Singapore, Sydney and Dubai.

Speaking about her new role, Healy said: “I'm extremely proud to undertake this new role. I have no doubt that being part of such a vast geographical hub with key destinations, brand representation and a significant footprint will be an incredible journey that I'm excited to embark on with our new commercial executive committee.” 

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