Wilson Associates today announced the appointment of Olivier Chavy as chief executive officer. The Dallas, Texas-based interior design and architectural firm selected Chavy for his entrepreneurial spirit and 25 years of experience in managing and developing luxury hospitality brands on a global scale.
“Olivier is an innovative talent with the right vision and energy to lead Wilson Associates through its next phase of growth and transformation,” says Cheryl Neumann, co-president of Wilson Associates, in a statement released by the firm. “His people development, high-design and client-service skills are the perfect complement to our firm and culture.”
Chavy previously served as international head, global brand performance of luxury and lifestyle brands for Hilton Worldwide , where he led brand performance teams for nearly 50 Waldorf Astoria Hotels & Resorts and Conrad Hotels worldwide (and 25 more under construction). Prior to this role, he was senior vice president Hilton Grand Vacations Resort and area vice president hotel operations for Hilton hotels.
Chavy says, in a statement released by the firm, “I am excited to lead Wilson Associates, an organization with an enviable portfolio of clients and designs, and a strong culture of creativity. . .together, we will uphold the mission and values on which Wilson Associates was built. I look forward to hitting the ground running.”