AccorHotels has appointed Veronique Augier Nel to the position of director of communications & CSR Asia Pacific.
Augier Nel has been with AccorHotels Asia Pacific for seven years, overseeing communications for the group's talent & culture team.
In her new role, she 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.
Her responsibilities include delivering strategic communications plans and media liaison while also overseeing the group's strong commitment to the environment and local communities through its Planet 21 program.
A graduate of the Lausanne Hotel Management School in Switzerland, she has previously worked with Starwood, Hyatt Hotels and Walt Disney World.
Born in Africa to French and Indonesian parents, Augier Nel has lived in Africa, the Seychelles, Indonesia, Switzerland, France and the USA, but counts Singapore as the place where she grew up. She is fluent in English, French and Bahasa Indonesian.