Armoirie

Embassy of Côte d´Ivoire in Autriche

  • COVERAGE AREA
    • Austria   |  
    • Slovakia   |  
    • Slovenia   |  
    • Hungary   |  
    • Croatia   |  
    • Serbia   |  
    • Rumania   |  
    • Bosnie-Herzegovina   |  

    COVERAGE AREA

  • Austria
  • Slovakia
  • Slovenia
  • Hungary
  • Croatia
  • Serbia
  • Rumania
  • Bosnie-Herzegovina

Ambassador's Biography

SEM. ROGER ALBERIC KACOU

Extraordinary and plenipotentiary Ambassador - Permanent Representative

Date of birth: 15 mai 1953

Married, 4 children


EDUCATION

1976 – 1979: Master of Professionnal Studies, MPS ‘79

                    Ithaca, New York / School of Hotel Administration, Corneil University

1975 – 1976  Master of Economic Sciences

                    Abidjan, CI / Université de Cocody

1971 – 1975  Bachelor of Economic Sciences

                    Abidjan, CI / Université de Codody

 
LANGUAGES

 French: fluent

English: fluent

Spanish: good knowledge


OTHER QUALIFICATIONS

·      Senior Management Program, INSEAD Fontainebleau France

·      Casino Management Program

·      Situational Leadership Programs

·      Sen2ior Leadership Program

·      Stephen Covey – 7 Habits of highly effective People


AREAS OF EXPERTISE

Famous hotelier with a large regional experience:

·        Skills in leadership

·       Hotel management

·       Skills in Finances

·       Strategic plan

·       Budget settings and Goals

·       Marketing Policy

·       Human Resources Management

·       Performances Management


 WORK EXPERIENCES

 11/2012 – 01/2017     Minister of Tourism

                                  Abidjan, Côte d’Ivoire  - Republic of Côte d’Ivoire

09/2010 – 11/2012      Senior Vice President Africa

                                  MÖVENPICK Hotels and Resorts

07/2008 – 06/2010      Vice President Hotel and Leisure Development

                                  Muscat, Sultanate of Oman - Blue City Company

 06/2003 – 06/2008     Director of Operations – Africa

                                  Nairobi, Kenya - General Manager Intercontinental, Nairobi

                                  Member of Board, KHPL (Owning Company) - INTERCONTINENTAL HOTELS GROUP, MEA

07/1999 – 06/2003      Regional Vice President Operations – East Africa

                                  Nairobi, Kenya / General Manager – Intercontinental Nairobi

06/1991 – 06/1999      Regional Vice President Operations – West Africa

                                  Abidjan, Côte d’Ivoire / General Manager – Hotel Ivoire Intercontinental Abidjan

09/1984 – 06/1988      General Manager

                                  Abidjan, Côte d’Ivoire  - Golf Hotel Intercontinental Abidjan

02/1982 – 09/1984      Administration Manager

                                  Abidjan, Côte d’Ivoire - Hotel Ivoire Intercontinental Abidjan

09/1982 – 01/1982      Operation Analyst

                                  Geneva, Switzerland - Hotel Intercontinental Geneva

06/1979 – 06/1980      Management Trainee, Assistant Financial Controller

                                  New York, USA - Hotel Intercontinental New York


HONORARY TITLES

.      Commander of the National Order of the Republic of Côte d’Ivoire

·      Officer of Wissam Alaouite of the Kingdom of Morocco

·      Knight of the Ivorian Order of Merit

·      Long-service Award, Côte d’Ivoire

·      Vice President of Africa Travel Association (ATA)

·      Economic and Social Counsellor of Côte d’Ivoire, member of the Bureau

·      Counsellor of the Foreign Trade of France

·      President of French Business Club of Kenya

·      Member of Rotary Club

·      Member of Chaine des Rotisseurs

·      Member of the Fraternity of the Knight of Tastevin

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