AccorHotels Promotes Veronique Augier Nel
New Director of Communications & CSR Asia Pacific
AccorHotels has appointed Veronique Augier Nel to the positon of Director of Communications & CSR Asia Pacific. Veronique has been with AccorHotels Asia Pacific for seven years, overseeing Communications for the group’s Talent & Culture team. A graduate of the Lausanne Hotel Management School in Switzerland, she has previously worked with Starwood, Hyatt Hotels and Walt Disney World.
In her new role, Veronique will manage the communications and corporate social responsibility functions for AccorHotels’ 980+ hotels and resorts across Asia Pacific, working closely with the existing regional team headed by Gaynor Reid, Vice President Communications & CSR. She will help to deliver strategic communications plans and media liaison while also overseeing the group’s strong commitment to the environment and local communities through its wide-reaching Planet 21 program.
Born in Africa to French and Indonesian parents, Veronique was born to travel, having lived in Africa, the Seychelles, Indonesia, Switzerland, France and the USA, although she grew up mostly in Singapore. She is fluent in English, French and Bahasa Indonesian.
"I am very excited to move to this new role and am passionate about taking the group’s CSR initiatives to the next level. I look forward to working with the region’s media professionals at a time when AccorHotels is undergoing an exciting transformation into a full-service hospitality player," Veronique said.
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