Wyndham Destinations has announced the appointment of Olivier Chavy as president of RCI Exchanges.
Most recently serving as chief executive of Mövenpick Hotels & Resorts, Chavy brings 30 years of international hospitality experience and executive leadership roles spanning luxury hotel and timeshare resort operations to global interior design.
RCI Exchanges is a time share company, serving approximately 3.8 million members and more than 4,300 affiliated ownership resorts.
Chavy assumes responsibility for the strategic direction, operation and growth of the network and travel services of RCI Exchanges, including oversight of its collection of leading brands including RCI, the Registry Collection, DAE and Love Home Swap.
“Olivier will strengthen RCI Exchanges with his dynamic leadership and his impressive depth of experience in hospitality operations and international business.
“His highly regarded capabilities will ignite our growth strategy and enhance the service provided to RCI members, affiliates and associates,” said Michael Brown, president, Wyndham Destinations.
“We are committed to leveraging the strengths of RCI and to the development of innovative new programs to fortify the value of membership.
“Olivier invigorates our outlook with his successful history of remaining relevant and accommodating to customers of the world’s luxury hotels, timeshare resorts, hospitality brands and design firms.”
Under Chavy’s leadership, Mövenpick Hotels & Resorts experienced an era of expansion through new resort openings, pipeline development and portfolio growth of more than 40 per cent.
Mövenpick was purchased by Accor last year.