Vice President - North America Development
Mark Purcell has 30 years experience in the hotel industry with a concentration on development, acquisitions and finance. Mark is currently Vice President, Development at AccorHotels with responsibility for growing the Accor upper upscale and luxury brands throughout North America.
Prior to joining Accor in June 2017, Mark was at Starwood Hotels & Resorts Worldwide for 12 years in various development roles with a focus on complex transactions that included the use of the Starwood balance sheet. Notable transactions for which Mark was responsible include The Westin Denver International Airport, The Westin Phoenix Downtown, Aloft and Element Boston Seaport and W/Element Philadelpia among others.
Previously, Mark spent 18 years with Interstate Hotels & Resorts holding a variety of property level management and corporate finance and development positions.