Gilles Pélisson

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Gilles Pélisson
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Born (1957-05-26) 26 May 1957 (age 57)
Lyon, France
Education ESSEC, Harvard Business School
Occupation Businesspeople, former CEO of Accor
Family Gérard Pelisson (uncle)

Gilles Pélisson (born 26 May 1957) is a French businessman. He is an ESSEC graduate with an MBA from Harvard Business School. In January 2006, he was appointed CEO of the Accor group.[1][2]


  • COO (2001–2004) and CEO (2004–2006) of Bouygues Télécom
  • Chairman of the Suez-Telefónica ST3G consortium & Chairman of NOOS, a top French cable network operator (2000–2001)
  • Vice-CEO (1993–1997) and CEO (1997–2000) of Euro Disney
  • Joint Chairman of the Novotel hotel chain
  • CEO of the French restaurant chain Courtepaille (1988–1993).

Gilles Pélisson is also a director of BIC Corporation, a director of TPS and the Chairman of ESSEC's Supervisory Board. He also serves on the board of directors at GBCHealth.


  1. ^ "Accor: Please Call Housekeeping". BusinessWeek. Bloomberg. 31 October 2005. 
  2. ^ Gilles Pelisson is Accor’s new CEO