Olivier Rougie

Olivier Rougie

President / Chief Financial Officer

Olivier’s operational role is Chief Financial Officer at RMS, responsible for managing the accounting and financial requirements for the business on a global scale. His remit also covers the management of all contract reviews and negotiations.

Olivier’s career in the hospitality industry started in 1992, after obtaining a French Baccalaureate in mathematics and biology. In 1996, he obtained his Bachelor of Science from Ecole hôtelière de Lausanne, in Switzerland. The unique internship system at EHL allowed him to gain hands-on experience in food and beverage operations for several prestigious hotels and restaurants throughout Europe and Asia-Pacific. After graduation from EHL, Olivier spent two years in Singapore working for a Foodservice supplier as a Senior Sales Executive. Two years later, he returned to Europe and worked for a newly opened hotel and spa in the Catalan region of Spain focusing on the development of the hotel’s food and beverage offering. In 2000, Olivier completed his Masters of Management in Hospitality at Cornell University’s School of Hotel Administration focusing his studies on finance, accounting and revenue management.

Olivier joined RMS in 2000 as part of the client services team and has led the expansion of the business throughout international markets, including the opening of the Paris office in 2006, Singapore in 2008, and Tokyo in 2010. From 2010 to 2012, he took the role of Chief Operating Officer overseeing all client services teams in North America, Europe and Asia Pacific, before becoming Chief Financial Officer in 2013. In Late 2016, Olivier became President of RMS, chairing its new Board of Directors.

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