Camil Yazbeck

Camil Yazbeck

Chief Development Officer

Camil Yazbeck is French and Lebanese. He holds an MBA in International Hotel Management from IMHI – a joint program between Cornell University, New York, and ESSEC Business School, Paris.

Camil spent over 25 years in the hospitality industry, focusing on all aspects of hotel management in a variety of roles throughout the world. He held several senior leadership positions with international hotel companies, including Group Operations Director, Group & Area General Manager. He acquired extensive experience moving up the ranks in hotel management, in pre-openings as well as the extended stay market, within independent and branded hotels.

Prior to joining Accor, Camil held the position of Partner and Investment Director – Hospitality & Leisure at Patron Capital, a leading Pan-European private equity real estate investor representing approximately €4.0 billion of equity across several funds and related investments including 60+ multi-branded hotels throughout Europe. For 7 years, Camil led all aspects of origination, acquisition, underwriting, execution and asset management of Hospitality related investments.

He joined Accor in 2020 as Senior Vice President, Head of Development in Europe, leading the development of Accor’s diversified brand portfolio throughout Europe.

In January 2023, Camil joined Accor’s Premium, Midscale & Economy Executive Committee as the division’s Chief Development Officer.