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Gilles de Richemond
Group CIO, Accor
After studying at the IPSA engineering school, Gilles de Richemond began his career in 1998 as a journalist in the Tests Group before creating Archietrie, a documentary website and publishing company. In 2004, he joined TPS, then Canal Plus, as Manager of Distributed IT and went on to become ISD of Transavia France in 2007.
In 2012, he became Managing Director of Voyages-SNCF Technologies where he was in charge of technical operations for voyages-sncf.com as well as the SNCF Digital Factory. He undertook the digital and managerial transformation of the Voyages-SNCF Technologies group by implementing agile methods, DevOps, which were innovative, collaborative and client-focused and resulted in a significant increase in turnover. He is a founding member of the Agile Consortium France club.
He joined AccorHotels Group at the end of 2017 as Chief Information Officer and will be in charge of piloting the cultural and technologies transformation of the IT department in the context of #IMPACT.