Published on : Friday, February 26, 2021
Max Cergneux has been appointed as the Chief Development Officer at Louvre Hotels Group in Paris, France. Max will join the Executive Committee of the Louvre Hotels Group under the direction of CEO Pierre-Frédéric Roulot. He comes with more than 15 years of experience in corporate and hotel development across the globe.
Cergneux is a seasoned leader with extensive international background in achieving growth through brand expansions, portfolio transactions, strategic partnerships and acquisitions. Most recently, Max served as Head of International Corporate Development for Choice Hotels based out of London where he was tasked with setting up focus on international expansion, acquisitions and investment strategy.
He has also previously held senior positions at Marriott International responsible for Corporate and Development Finance across all markets in Europe, Middle East and Africa. During that time, he contributed to growth strategies throughout the region and worked on numerous projects, such as the development of new brands, joint ventures and acquisitions in some of the most important cities in the world.
A Swiss national, Cergneux has lived in some of the biggest cities in Europe, Asia and the Americas. He holds a Bachelor of Science in Chemical Engineering from Worcester Polytechnic Institute in Massachusetts and an MBA from Columbia University in New York.