Sébastien Bazin

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Sébastien Bazin
Born (1961-11-09) 9 November 1961 (age 55)
Boulogne-Billancourt, France
Nationality French
Education Paris-Sorbonne University
Occupation Businessman

Sébastien Bazin (born 9 November 1961) is a French businessman. He is the chairman and chief executive officer of Accor (EuronextAC; LSE0H59). As CEO of Accor, he has committed to the UN's HeForShe campaign that seeks to promote women's rights by pledging to reach parity in pay between genders by 2020.[1]


Early life[edit]

He graduated from Paris-Sorbonne University, where he received a B.A. and an M.B.A.[2] During his military service, he served as a firefighter in Paris.[2]


He served as chief executive officer, principal, and managing director of Europe at Colony Capital, a global real estate investment company.[2][3][4][5] He served on the board of directors of Hottinguer Rivaud Finances, an investment bank.[2] He also served on the board of Edenred from 2010 to 2013.[2][5]

Since August 27, 2013, he has served as chairman of the board and chief executive officer of Accor, a global hotel corporation.[2][3][4][5][6]