The team




Olivier Devys

Founder and President

A graduate of the Ecole Centrale Paris, nobody could have foreseen that this engineer would end up working in hospitality. Joining Accor after the group acquired his company, Olivier Devys spent sixteen years building his experience in the hotel industry. A co-designer of the Suitehotel concept alongside Paul Dubrule and CEO, he demonstrated that an innovative and modern concept can also be a true commercial success. Emboldened by this business success, he freed himself from the restrictions of the bigger group to work on his own concept, all the while strictly adhering to the values instilled in his staff at Suitehotel: a true culture of hospitality, the constant search for innovation, and participatory management.

With OKKO HOTELS, Olivier Devys wants to prove that there is space for another hotel chain which is at once modern, innovative and attentive to its customers.

Olivier Berthaud

Head of finance

The holder of a financial engineering degree from the EMLYON business school, Olivier started his career in auditing before joining Easton Corporate Finance, where he helped manage the OKKO HOTELS account and first met Olivier Devys. Fascinated by the hotel sector and entrepreneurship, he was 100% behind the project from day one, doing all he could to attract and convince the first investors. Keen to play a more central role in the rapid growth of the company, he ended up joining the OKKO HOTELS team as Financial Director.

His mission at OKKO HOTELS? To oversee the financing of the company’s development and manage the relations with key investors.

Solenne Devys

Head of marketing and communication

Having attended business school and gained experience in the luxury goods and services market, the naturally hyperactive and curious Solenne found her home in the marketing and communications sector. Having become a Master of Entrepreneurship, the idea of joining forces with her father’s team for the OKKO HOTELS adventure presented the perfect opportunity to combine her skills and her passion for the hotel and restaurant field. The young girl who used to analyse Suitehotel rooms by noting down comments in an exercise book could never have known that she was actually taking the first steps towards her future vocation.

Her mission at Okko Hotels? To innovate beyond the sector’s standard practices when shaping the chain’s products, communications and brand image.

Magalie Jamet

Head of operations

Passionate about the hotel profession, Magali joined the Accor group immediately following the completion of her studies in business. She initially took up an operational role, before moving into project management. Keen for a more hands-on role, but not wishing to let her new-found management skills go to waste, Magali joined the OKKO HOTELS team in 2015 and was faced with a not insignificant task: to implement new processes within a quickly-developing structure, while overseeing preparations for the three big hotel openings in 2016. A suitably demanding challenge for this mother of three, who has proved an invaluably safe pair of hands and who approaches every new project with a smile.

Her mission at Okko Hotels? To ensure that the spirit and standards of OKKO HOTELS permeate through to the teams at each individual hotel.

Laurencie Dilien

Revenue Management and Distribution Manager

Determined from a young age to work in the hotel industry, Laurencie took her studies at the renowned Savignac hotel management school. Having graduated with flying colours with a masters in Hospitality Management, she chose to extend her stay there, specialising in Marketing of Services and Revenue Management. Genuinely passionate about the hospitality industry, Laurencie had the privilege of gaining work experience at a host of European hotels throughout her studies. With her qualifications in the bag, she began her career as the Head of Revenue Management and e-Distribution at the Thalazur group. In 2017, Laurencie jumped at the chance of joining the OKKO adventure and now works on a daily basis to steer the price strategies at each of our hotels.

Her mission at OKKO HOTELS? To optimise the group’s turnover and to analyse past results and future trends in order to define the best possible strategy for the Group.

Carole Yver

Management controller

Blessed with endless enthusiasm, Carole joined the OKKO HOTELS adventure at the start of 2017 as Head of Cost Accounting. Armed with a keen interest in the worlds of finance and the economy, after school she chose to pursue her studies in accountancy and management. But what next: accounting firm or in-house role? One thing is for sure, Carole wanted to work in the hotel industry. Having gained experience as part of the accounts payable team at a five star hotel, she took up the role of supervisor accountant at a smaller hotel group, extolling the virtues of effective administration and management to her new colleagues

Her mission at OKKO HOTELS? Carole has joined our finance department to support the hotel management teams with their cost accounting.

Victoria du Cheylard

Marketing and Communications Manager

Après un master en management international, Victoria effectue son stage de fin d'études en tant qu'assistante communication au sein d'Okko Hotels. Benjamine de l'équipe, elle parvient à se rendre indispensable en aidant Solenne Devys à mener à bien ses diverses missions. Douée pour les bons mots et la recherche de bonnes adresses, l'équipe décide à l'issue de son stage de créer pour elle le poste de Community Manager.

Sa mission chez Okko Hotels ? Animer la communauté de fans au travers de contenus et d'évènements exclusifs.

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