Sven Boinet is a graduate of Ecole Centrale de Paris and University of Stanford, California. He started his career in the oil industry (at Schlumberger and Coflexip) and moved into consulting (SRI International) before working for Accor from 1988 to 2003. He went on to serve as Chairman of the Board at Groupe Lucien Barrière (2004-2009) then Chief Executive Officer at Groupe Pierre & Vacances (2009-2012).
Sven was appointed Deputy Chief Executive Officer and joined Accor’s Executive Committee at the end of 2013.
He has also been Chairman of the Board of Alliance 46.2, a federation encompassing the 20 leading players in France’s tourism sector, since 2016.