GHN Advisory Board Member 

Kevin Frid, Chief Operating Officer, North & Central America Accorhotels


Kevin Frid is Chief Operating Officer, North & Central America for AccorHotels, a world-leading travel & lifestyle group and digital innovator offering unique experiences in more than 4,000 hotels, resorts and residences, as well as in over 2,500 of the finest private homes around the globe.

As a key senior leader within AccorHotels, Mr. Frid has operational responsibility for 88 hotels across the North & Central America region. This includes hotels such as Toronto’s Fairmont Royal York, Fairmont San Francisco, Sofitel Chicago, The Plaza in New York City, Fairmont Grand Del Mar and Novotel Montreal Centre.

Mr. Frid, an accomplished hotelier with an extensive hospitality background spanning more than 40 years, most recently served as president, Americas for FRHI Hotels & Resorts. Prior to joining FRHI’s predecessor in 2000, Mr. Frid spent 18 years with Canadian-based Delta Hotels in various general manager and operations roles, including the position of Senior Vice-President, Operations.

Mr. Frid holds a M.B.A. from Queen’s University, Kingston, Ontario, as well as a B.A.A, Hospitality & Tourism Management from Ryerson University, Toronto.