The management team

  • Jean-Bernard FALCO

    Jean-Bernard FALCO - President and Founder

    With an experience of almost 25 years as an entrepreneur, Jean-Bernard Falco began his career in banking. Between 1993 and 2005 Jean-Bernard was a financial advisor and asset manager specialising in hotels. In 1997 he acquired a real-estate agency specialised in Parisian hotel transactions. In 2005, with his wife Céline Falco, whose family have been hoteliers for four generations, he founded Paris Inn Group, a specialist hotel management and promotion company.
    An acting judge at the Bobigny and Paris Commercial Courts between 2009 and 2013, Jean-Bernard Falco was appointed in November 2014 “Federator of the export Tourism family” by Laurent Fabius, the French Minister of Foreign Affairs and International Development. In June 2015, confronted by the competition that French hoteliers were facing from offers for uncontrolled self-catering tourist accommodation, Jean-Bernard Falco decided to create, with his fellow hoteliers, the AHTOP (Association for professional accommodation and tourism). He was also appointed its President.

  • Céline FALCO

    Céline FALCO - Vice-President

    Céline Falco has a proven track record in the hotel industry. From a family of hoteliers for four generations, she began her career in 2001 at the head of two Parisian hotels. In 2005, she founded the Paris Inn Group, a hotel management and promotion company, alongside her husband, Jean-Bernard Falco, undertaking to honour the values to which she has always adhered: defending a resolutely human hotel industry where know-how is geared towards customer satisfaction. Placing innovation at the very heart of its strategy, she has positioned Paris Inn Group as a real precursor and leader of new trends in the hotel industry.
    In April 2014, Céline Falco was also appointed as a member of the Board of Directors of Best Western France.
  • Grégory POURRIN

    Grégory POURRIN - Managing Director

    Managing Director of Paris Inn Group since 2011 and a member of the Executive committee, Grégory Pourrin has built up an innovating organisation and a growth strategy enabling this leader in hotel management and investment to successfully negotiate its move towards the premium segment and entry into international markets.
    Before joining Paris Inn Group, Grégory occupied numerous positions that have given him extensive expertise and multiple skills in the hotel industry. He began his career in 2000 as sales manager at Compagnie Hôtelière des Alpes before creating his own business in 2005 specialising in hotel and holiday residence marketing and services. He joined Compagnie d’Hôtels Holding in 2008 as  Deputy Managing Director.
    Grégory Pourrin is a graduate of the Ecole Hôtelière Internationale Savoie-Leman.

Executive Committee

  • Serge BOURRON

    Serge BOURRON - Financial Officer

    Before joining Paris Inn Group, Serge Bourron held various financial positions that enabled him to gain significant experience in the hotel and restaurant sectors. In 2000, after three years as a statutory auditor and M&A at KPMG, he turned went to international development by working with the Quick Restaurants Group in Central European countries and it was in 2002 that he took over the Group's Management Control Department. In 2009, Serge completed a transition assignment for an investment fund as Deputy Chief Financial Officer for the Franck Provost hairdressing group and in 2010, he joined the Monte-Carlo SBM group as Director of Financial Control, in charge of strategic and operational management control and consolidation of the Group's listed company. One year after his arrival in the Principality, he carried out the transformation of financial information systems and the implementation of "Best Practices" in all the company's businesses. As the Administrative and Financial Director of Paris Inn Group, Serge is responsible for managing the transformation of accounting and financial services in the Group's growth project, but also for securing projects and covering risks. Serge Bourron is a graduate of the Strasbourg School of Management.
  • Cécile LE MOTHEUX

    Cécile LE MOTHEUX - Human Resources Manager

    Cécile joined Paris Inn Group in August 2019, after more than 20 years of experience in human resources in the hotel industry (France and Belgium). After a first experience in different hotel groups (Queen's Moat House, Golden Tulip, Millennium Hotels), she joined in 2009 the international hotel group Starwood Hotels & Resorts/ Marriott, first at the Sheraton Paris Airport, then at the Prince of Wales, to contribute to the success of the reopening of the establishment after more than two years of closure for renovation.This valuable diverse experience has contributed to giving her a "Business Partner" expertise in this evolving strategic function. Committed to conveying and bringing the company's values to life on a daily basis, she works within Paris Inn Group to implement bold and ambitious actions for all the teams, in order to contribute to the development of the employees and this dynamic and fast growing company.
  • Isabelle HALIN TASSONE

    Isabelle HALIN TASSONE - Operations Director

    Isabelle began her career in the hotel industry at the age of 23 after studying International Business. Isabelle quickly became Operations Director and then Director of 2 Parisian four-star and three-star establishments with 289 rooms and 89 rooms part of The Gate Collection Hotel Group. In 2012, Isabelle made the Hotel du Collection get its 5 stars , which made the hotel the largest 5-star hotel in France with 480 rooms. In 2017, Isabelle left the group and became Managing Director of Sweet Inn Paris. Her expertise in operations enables this start-up to set up operational processes in Europe and Israel. In June 2019, Isabelle joined Paris Inn Group as Operations Director. Isabelle's mission is to assist hotel managers in the management of their establishment, to be the connection between the head office services and the hotels. Her department is composed of Food services, technical services, purchasing, customer service and operational projects.
  • Alexandre GUIRAUD

    Alexandre GUIRAUD - Sales & Marketing Director

    Alexandre began his career in the financial field in banking. After a desire to retrain in the hotel sector, he completed an MBA in Hotel Management at ESSEC (IMHI) before joining the Mövenpick Group as Director of Revenue Management for the hotels in Geneva and Lausanne. Alexandre joined Paris Inn Group in March 2019 and is responsible for Revenue Management, Sales, Data, Data, Digital and Communication departments, in particular for marketing the Group's hotel fleet and optimizing revenue.


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