The Lux Collective appoints Olivier Chavy as new CEO

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Published on 06/05/24 - Updated on 06/05/24

Olivier Chavy

The Lux Collective, announced the appointment of Olivier Chavy as its new Chief Executive Officer (CEO), succeeding Paul Jones, who has led the organization for 14 years.

“Paul's unwavering commitment to delivering unparalleled guest experiences and market share leadership had a pivotal role in reaffirming TLC as a globally recognised luxury hospitality brand. He leaves a great legacy and I wish to thank him personally for the sustained growth in Mauritius and internationally.”- Arnaud Lagesse, chairman of The Lux Collective

Originally from France, Chavy has held prominent roles in hospitality brands such as Mövenpick Hotels & Resorts and Hilton. Moreover, he served as President of Travel + Leisure – Panorama Group from 2010 to 2024, overseeing membership travel brands and travel affiliate programs.

‘’After a rigorous selection exercise, the board is proud to announce the appointment of Olivier Chavy. We are confident that Olivier’s experience in the travel and hospitality business coupled with his over 30-year track record in business transformation will strengthen and guide TLC towards its future strategy. His mandate will be to continue to ride on the wave of success of TLC and grow our different brands in the various key markets, whilst curating new brand experiences and bringing to life our culture of exceptional service,’’ - Arnaud Lagesse, chairman of The Lux Collective

In addition to his professional accomplishments, Chavy holds an MBA from Cornell University and a diploma from ESSEC.

As CEO, Chavy will be responsible for overseeing the overall strategic direction and performance of The Lux Collective, with a focus on expanding into high-potential markets. Furthermore, Chavy will work closely with the board of directors, executive team, and staff to propel The Lux Collective towards continued success and expansion in high-potential markets.

“I am honoured to join the team of this distinguished group, especially at such an exciting time. The Lux Collective, an award-winning Mauritian homegrown brand, is globally acclaimed for its exceptional service. My familiarity with TLC's presence in the diverse markets, from Mauritius, the Maldives, and China to upcoming destinations of Vietnam and the UAE will be advantageous. Whilst I look forward to rediscover these regions, my priority will be on collaborating closely with the team members, recognising their vital contribution to TLC's future success and beyond," -  Olivier Chavy

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