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Michel Maurice Favre, Swiss hotel executive. Decorated Commander Franco-Brittanique Association, officer Order Gabon; recipient Silver medal, City of Paris, Gold medal, Greek Orthodox Church, honorary citizen, City of New Orleans.


Favre, Michel Maurice was born on June 13, 1940 in Lausanne, Switzerland. Son of Gaston and Christine Favre.


Diploma, High School Commerce, Lausanne, 1956. Postgraduate, Columbia University, 1975.


With Inter-Continental Hotels Corporation, 1964—1980. General manager Inter-Continental Hotel, Libreville, Gabon, 1971—1973. Portman Inter-continental Hotel, London, 1973—1980.

Vice president division international and division hotels Mo Venpick Enterprises, Zurich, 1980—1986. Vice president, general manager American Express Inc. International Travel Related Services, Switzerland, since 1987.

Member executive committee American Express Europe Ltd., Europe, Middle East and Africa.


Member of Royal Automobile, La Society Suisse des Hoteliers, European Managers Association, International Hotel Association, Swiss Economic Council, International Management Association, Order des Coteaux de Champagne, Confrerie de la Chaine des Rotisseurs, Restaurants and Caterers Association, British Hotels, Hotel, Catering and Institutional Management Association, British Institute Management, Skal Internat, Lions.


Married Ursula Mueller, May 28, 1966. Children: Nathalie, Isabelle.

Gaston Favre

Christine Favre

Ursula Mueller

Nathalie Favre

Isabelle Favre