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Eric Wyttynck appointed Chief Information Officer, Innovation and Digital Officer at Sommet Education

The hotel schools network Sommet Education has announced the appointment of Eric Wyttynck as Chief Information Officer, Innovation and Digital Officer.

Eric Wyttynck has just been appointed Chief Information Officer, Innovation and Digital Officer at Sommet Education, a Swiss group encompassing the Glion Institute of Higher Education and Les Roches Global Hospitality Education. In this role, he will oversee the digital transformation of the group.

Trained at the Hautes Etudes Industrielles in Lille, Eric Wyttynck also got a Master's degree in Business Consulting from ESCP Europe. He began his career as Senior Manager at Accenture, a management consulting firm where he managed the implementation of computer systems for several major groups. He joined AccorHotels Group in 2010, where he held the positions of Sales and Retail Systems Director, then C.T.O & Innovation Officer. In this role, he led the digital transformation of AccorHotels by developing new IT and CRM systems.

“The hospitality education system is facing critical digital challenges in a very competitive landscape. I am thrilled to join a solid group with strong ambitions to embrace digital transformation as a core element to support the growth and the expansion of the company,” said Eric Wyttynck on the occasion of his appointment.

Owned by the investment company Eurazeo since 2016, Sommet Education offers accredited programs in Switzerland, Spain, China, Jordan, the United Kingdom and the United States.

Eric Wyttynck has just been appointed Chief Information Officer, Innovation and Digital Officer at Sommet Education, a Swiss group encompassing the Glion Institute of Higher Education and Les Roches Global Hospitality Education. In this role, he will oversee the digital transformation of the group.

Trained at the Hautes Etudes Industrielles in Lille, Eric Wyttynck also got a Master's degree in Business Consulting from ESCP Europe. He began his career as Senior Manager at Accenture, a management consulting firm where he managed the implementation of computer systems for several major groups. He joined the AccorHotels Group in 2010, where he held the positions of Sales and Retail Systems Director, then C.T.O & Innovation Officer. In this role, he led the digital transformation of AccorHotels by developing new IT and CRM systems.

“The hospitality education system is facing critical digital challenges in a very competitive landscape. I am thrilled to join a solid group with strong ambitions to embrace digital transformation as a core element to support the growth and the expansion of the company” said Eric Wyttynck at the occasion of his appointment.

Owned by the investment company Eurazeo since 2016, Sommet Education offers accredited programs in Switzerland, Spain, China, Jordan, the United Kingdom and the United States.
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