Fabrice Collet
Fabrice Collet
CEO
B&B Hotels
Bio

Fabrice Collet joined B&B Hotels in 2012 where he held various positions starting as Chief Financial Officer before being appointed Vice President in 2016 and Group CEO in 2018. Fabrice has strongly contributed to the Group’s expansion strategy that propelled it to no. 1 independent budget hotel operator in Europe backed by 580 million revenues and 500-plus hotels in August 2019.

Before joining B&B Hotels, Fabrice served in
several senior management roles within large
industry-leading multinational companies (From
2009 to 2011 at Deutsch Group, a leading
manufacturer of high-performance electrical
and fibre optic connectors (a Wendel Group company) and Neopost; from 2001 to 2009 at Polyconcept, the world’s largest
supplier of promotional products and from 1997 to 2000 at Elis, a multi-service
provider of textile, hygiene and facility services solutions for business).
For more than 15 years, he developed strong expertise in implementing group
performance management and reporting systems and M&A transactions Fabrice
began his career in 1993 as auditor with Arthur Andersen. He is graduated from the
École Centrale de Paris.

Speaking at International Hospitality Investment Forum

The Big Squeeze: Budget Segment or Affordable Luxury?

Regardless of budget, today's traveller is demanding better designed hotels with more personalised touches. But how can brands deliver the optimum customer experience and an inspirational product whilst limiting development costs. Is affordable luxury the answer? If, so how does a developer make it profitable?