CEO & Co-Founder
Mr. Vielle is currently the CEO and Co-founder of GCP Hospitality. Since he launched the company in 2008, Christophe has developed a portfolio of over 23 properties and built an impressive performance track record with double digits IRR year on year.
Prior to GCP Hospitality, Chris was General Manager of King Power Hotel Management Company responsible for launching the Food & Beverage outlets of Bangkok’s International Airport, launching of the flagship and globally acclaimed Pullman Bangkok King Power Hotel and closely developed the Pullman concept with Accor Group.
Earlier, Chris joined Hong Kong based developer New Way Limited in the capacity of Vice President of Hospitality in charge of the asset management, operations and acquisitions in Asia.
Throughout the past 25 years, he held multiple management positions in the hospitality industry including spells in ACCOR and Shangri-La.
In general, Chris has proved his ability to lead through diverse and challenging situations. With a proven track record of accomplishments that include the turnaround of stressed operations; launching / management of hotels and restaurants; creation of new and innovative hospitality products and expansion of established operations.
Chris earned a Hospitality Management Degree from France’s Catering School of Thonon in 1983 and he is currently a Board member of the Boutique & Lifestyle Lodging Association.
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Christophe Vielle, CEO & Co-Founder, GCP Hospitality
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