André P. Gerondeau
COO, Meliá Hotels International
André P. Gerondeau is global head of hotel operations and the Company’s Vacation Club business, as well as being in charge of the management, innovation and development of the Group’s Brand portfolio. He is also responsible for Development and the areas of Marketing and Distribution. He leads a highly qualified team comprising the Operations Committee, which includes the regional and global heads, all of whom report directly to him. As well as the global operations of the Group, André directs and supervises all regional strategies and operations.
Since joining the Group in 1997, he has assumed the responsibilities of Regional Director - France & Belgium and later, Senior Vice-President of North America and the Caribbean. He transferred to Spain in 2007 as Executive Vice-President Hotels, directing the Group’s hotel operations until assuming his new position as Chief Operating Officer in 2016.