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Jean Francois is our founder, and he draws upon an impressive background in investment, entrepreneurship, and innovation. “I am a serial entrepreneur, I enjoy working in the creative sphere and in bringing market changing concepts to reality.”
Hotel professional, with 30 years of International experience from operations and developers. Opened 13 hotels across the world for brands like Hyatt and Paramount. He is a passionate hotelier, who loves challenges, develops projects and understands the needs for both owners and operators.
A graduate of the Ecole Hôtelière de Lausanne, Charlotte recently opened a contemporary Eurasian restaurant and bar in Switzerland. She invests in multiple brands, start-ups, real estate, boutique hotels & restaurants across Europe and Asia. She also trades crypto-currencies & invests in the stock market.
Brad began his career as an attorney with law firms Akin Gump Strauss Hauer & Feld in Houston, and Greenberg Traurig in Dallas before switching to private equity as a director with Holland Park Capital in Austin. From there, he worked in Paris as the General Counsel and member of the Executive Committee of Orco Property Group. Now based in Washington DC, he is the CEO of Ott Ventures USA and of Iconic Labs, an LSE listed company.
Experienced Owner with a demonstrated history of working in the consumer services industry. Strong business development professional skilled in Hospitality Industry, Management, Special Events, Business Development, and Marketing Strategy.
HEAD OF FINANCE & ADMINISTRATION
Anna started her career as an accountant in an Import-Export Company in 1992. She joined Orco Property Group in 2000 and participated in the company’s IPO. She oversaw accounting for the French subsidiary of the Group and was in 2002 appointed Administrative and Financial Manager. Anna is now Finance & Administration Manager for Group Ott.
HEAD OF TECHNOLOGY
Through experiences in startups, engineering companies, and retail, Fabrice has become a real Swiss Army knife: digital project management, team recruitment, marketing and sales strategy, multimedia training and online content creation.
HEAD OF COMMUNICATION & MARKETING
Specializing in digital marketing while working in the luxury hotel industry, Rebecca’s versatility (social media, press relations, graphic design, content creation, photos and videos) makes her an excellent strategic and operational asset.
HEAD OF Hotels Financial
Laurence has 25 years of experience in the operational management of establishments dedicated to seniors, and has just joined the Ott Group to work on hotel issues.
Audrey has extensive experience in corporate account management. Enthusiastic and dynamic, she practices her profession with passion and attention to detail.
Founder and President of “Domaines & Événements”, a collection of prestigious domains operated for private or professional events. Member of the Board of Directors of “Dubois Promotion”, a real estate development company in Lille and Northern France.
David Štýbr has enjoyed a comprehensive and highly successful career in corporate financial strategy and business restructuring, since his graduation from the Czech University of Economics in Prague. He is a core member of the Group Ott team, serving as CEO of Ott Ventures, overseeing teams that provide expert business strategy and planning for Ott’s enterprise-level clients.