Chris Cahill and Jean-Jacques Morin have been appointed as deputy chief executive officers of AccorHotels, the hotel giant has announced.\r\n\r\nCahill, until now CEO luxury brands and CEO North America, Central America and Caribbean Region, assumes the role of deputy CEO responsible for hotel operations.\r\n\r\nPreviously, from 1993 to 2012, Cahill served in various capacities at Fairmont Raffles Hotels International (FRHI) and its predecessor companies, including as president and COO responsible for the operational performance of all brands worldwide.\r\n\r\nHe joined AccorHotels\u2019 executive committee in July 2016 as CEO of luxury brands when the group finalized the acquisition of FRHI. Cahill also serves as chairman of the board of directors of Temple Hotels Inc. and sits on the board of directors of Morguard Corporation.\r\n\r\nMorin, until now chief financial officer, has been appointed Deputy CEO responsible for finance, communications and strategy. Morin began his career at Deloitte, where he spent five years conducting audits and consulting assignments in Paris then Montreal. \r\n\r\nMorin then spent 13 years in the international high-tech sector, first with Motorola and then with ON Semiconductor in the US, where he worked on the company\u2019s NASDAQ listing. He was appointed to the AccorHotels executive committee as CFO in 2015. He also sits on the board of directors of Vallourec Group where he chairs the Audit Committee.\r\n\r\nS\u00e9bastien Bazin, chairman and CEO of AccorHotels, said: \u201cThe appointments of Chris Cahill and Jean-Jacques Morin as group deputy CEOs alongside deputy CEO Sven Boinet are intended to further improve our operational efficiency and the quality of delivery of the group\u2019s strategy.\r\n\r\n\u201cFollowing the disposal of the majority of our real estate assets, our organization now mirrors the challenges of an asset-light model serving the group\u2019s customers and partners and our drive to continue the roll-out of the group\u2019s growth drivers.\u201d\r\n\r\n\r\nAccorHotels said that the composition of the group\u2019s executive committee and shadow comex remains unchanged.