President of the Management Board, CEO
Gilles Clavie started his professional career in 1993 as a Consolidation and Group Financial Reporting Manager in an agro-industry company. His experience with hospitality industry began 17 years ago in Accor Group, when he became EMEA Reporting Director for the business and leisure hotels segment. In 2011 Gilles Clavie joined Orbis S.A. as a member of the Executive Committee.
Since 2014, Gilles Clavie is a President of the Management Board & CEO of Orbis SA – the largest hotel group in Poland and Eastern Europe with over 4000 employees. Over 4 years under his leadership, with the acquisition of Accor’ operations in Eastern Europe in January 2015, Orbis entered a new chapter of its development and transformed into an international group, significantly strengthening its leading position in the region. Orbis comprises almost 130 hotels and is the sole licensor of Accor brands in 16 countries. The hotels operate under the brand names Sofitel, Pullman, MGallery, Novotel, Mercure, ibis, ibis Styles and ibis budget. Orbis is offering its guests and partners the dual expertise of a hotel operator and hotel investor with the objective of ensuring operational excellence and sustainable growth.
Thanks to his effective and successful activity Gilles Clavie received the title “Personality of the Year 2015” by Hotelarz magazine & Horwath HTL. He has been awarded among “The 20 most efficient CEOs of the Warsaw Stock Exchange” (mWIG40 index) by Havard Business Review Polska & TMS Brokers. On the basis of company performance, dynamic, transparency, CSR approach, powerful brands & concepts, since 2014, Orbis was nominated and awarded by the most often recognized titles in Poland and CEE.
Vice President of the Management Board of Orbis S.A.
Ireneusz Węgłowski has been Vice President of the Management Board of Orbis S.A. since 1991. He has been incessantly involved in the hospitality business, particularly in the management of hotel portfolio. He participated in the company’s restructuring aimed at concentration on the core hotel business. He is an experienced hotel practitioner in operations, investments and disposals. He successfully handled numerous sales of non-strategic properties of the company.
Graduate of Warsaw School of Economics, he has participated in the international Professional Development Program at the School of Hotel Administration at Cornell University in Ithaca, United States.
He is also a President of the Chamber of Commerce of the Polish Hotel Industry – an association that represents a hospitality sector on local, national and EU levels. The CCPHI is a member of HOTREC, an Umbrella Association of Hotels, Restaurants and Cafes in Europe.
Orbis S.A. Development and Asset Management Director
Dominik Sołtysik before an appointment to the MB, in June 2016, for 3 years hold the position of Orbis SA Development and Asset Management Director.
He graduated from the faculty of economics of Toulouse Business School, and gained the first professional experience as a financial auditor in Salustro Reydel. In 2003 he joined the finance department at the headquarters of the Accor Group in Paris. In 2010 he was Finance Director Accor Pannonia Hotels in Budapest. During his career he filled various finance-related positions, and he won extensive experience in finance, development and asset management in Paris, London, Budapest and Warsaw.
In Orbis S.A. he is in charge of effective management of the portfolio of hotel properties and the development of the Group in Poland, and in the countries of Eastern Europe. He has been managing various corporate projects, among others, Orbis-Accor historical transaction in 2015.
„As regards the independance of the members of Supervisory Board the resolutions of Annex II, Recommendation of the European Commision 2005/162/EC of February 15, 2005 are applied.”
Supervisory Board's reports
Jean- Jacques Morin
Corporate Social Responsibility Committee