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Denis Hennequin

Chief Executive Officer & Chairman

Denis Hennequin is Chairman and Chief Executive Officer of Accor since January 15, 2011. He joined the Group on December 1st, 2010, as Executive Director, and had been member of the board since 2009.
Denis Hennequin was President of McDonald's Europe since 2005, responsible for the Company’s 6,600 restaurants in 40 countries. He began his career at McDonald's in 1984 as an Assistant Restaurant Manager. After becoming a Restaurant Manager, he rose through the organization holding numerous positions including Training & Recruitment Consultant, Field Service Consultant, Director of Franchising, Director of Operations and Regional Manager for Paris and surrounding suburbs.  He was subsequently Vice President of Operations, Human Resources, Development & Regional Coordination. In 1996, Denis was appointed President & Managing Director of McDonald’s France. He became Executive Vice President for McDonald’s Europe in 2004 and President of McDonald’s Europe in 2005.
Denis holds a Bachelor's degree in Economics and a Master’s degree in Private International and Social Law.