Our Team

Founded in 2009, onefinestay created a new category of accommodation and an unprecedented level of service for discerning travellers and homeowners. Acquired by AccorHotels in 2016, onefinestay is now the world’s leading luxury private rental brand. Led by a team of travel executives and entrepreneurs, we are redefining hospitality by offering individualised stays and services in carefully curated homes all around the world.

Executive leadership

  • Javier Cedillo-Espin

    CEO
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    Javier joined onefinestay in July 2017 to lead the assimilation of Travel Keys, Squarebreak and onefinestay under the onefinestay brand. Javier brings to this role a diverse repertoire of experiences acquired in key global markets across North America, Asia Pacific and Europe, with leading brands, including Starwood and AccorHotels. He's been at the helm of a number of roles in distribution, brand development, and regional management most recently acting as AccorHotels' Global Integration Officer post the acquisition of Fairmont Raffles Hotels International. Javier is a graduate of the Cornell University’s School of Hotel Administration, holds an Executive MBA from Essec-Mannheim Business School and a Diploma in Japanese Language from Hokuriku University. He is fluent in English, French, Japanese and Spanish.

    javier.cedillo-espin@onefinestay.com
  • Bryan Leblang

    Chief Operations Officer
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    Previously COO at Travel Keys. Bryan is a seasoned hospitality professional, with experience at premier properties including the Deer Valley Resort in Utah and Mandarin Oriental Hotel Group’s flagship New York property. He joined Travel Keys in 2005 to help lead operations, growing personnel and revenue 15-fold during his tenure. He is a graduate of the University of Pennsylvania and the Katholieke Universiteit Leuven. Bryan spent three years travelling the world, and has lived and worked in 27 countries.

    bryan.leblang@onefinestay.com
  • Maxime Lesaulnier

    Chief Hospitality Officer
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    Previously co-founder at Squarebreak, he saw the company grow from launch to 45 employees. At onefinestay, he’s responsible for ensuring we maintain the highest hospitality standards. Maxime comes from a family of hoteliers – he worked for several years in major hotel groups in France and in the United States (AccorHotels, Louvre-Hotels) before joining Wimdu, a Rocket Internet company. Maxime was also involved in the creation of the first Destination Club in France. He holds an MBA in Hospitality Management (IMHI) from ESSEC Business School.

    maxime.lesaulnier@onefinestay.com
  • Laurent Janneau

    Chief Brand and Marketing Officer
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    Before joining onefinestay, Laurent held a number of brand leadership roles in leading creative agencies such as TBWA, Ogilvy & Mather and Wieden+Kennedy working on brands like Nike, adidas, Louis Vuitton or Michelin. Most recently Laurent served as Global Brand Director at Netflix. Laurent joins the onefinestay team as Chief Brand and Marketing Officer as the brand expands globally, bringing over 15 years of brand and marketing experience to the role. He holds an MBA in Marketing & Communication from ESCP Europe.

    laurent.janneau@onefinestay.com
  • Helen Gribble

    Chief People and Culture Officer
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    Before joining onefinestay, Helen held a number of Senior Human Resource Management roles, including People Director at Colas Rail. She brings broad experience from a variety of industries including construction, hospitality, finance and retail. She has also been involved in a number of refugee support organisation, and is a Trustee of CARAS (Community Action for Refugees and Asylum Seekers). Originally from New Zealand, Helen holds postgraduate qualifications in Human Resources and General Management.

    helen.gribble@onefinestay.com
  • Bobby Gibson

    CEO Americas and Chief Revenue Officer
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    Previously CEO of Travel Keys. Named a ‘Top 25 Entrepreneur’ by Business to Business magazine two years running, Bobby helped to drive a business founded by his parents from an established leader in the Caribbean rental market to one of the largest luxury villa rental marketplaces in the world, and brings over 15 years of experience as Travel Keys CEO to his new role at onefinestay as CEO Americas and Chief Revenue Officer. Bobby is a graduate of the University of Pennsylvania.

    bobby.gibson@onefinestay.com
  • Hugues van Heesewijk

    CEO Europe and Chief Growth Officer
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    Formerly the co-founder and CEO of Squarebreak. Hugues made his debut in traditional real estate before helping launch Wimdu in Paris for Rocket Internet. During his time at Squarebreak, he oversaw the expansion of the company to more than 50 destinations across Europe. He speaks five languages and holds a degree in Business Administration from RSM Erasmus University and a Masters in Real Estate Law from IFTE SUD, Provence.

    hugues.vanheesewijk@onefinestay.com
  • Sebastien Prioris

    Chief Product Officer
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    Previously Director of Product at onefinestay. Before onefinestay, Sebastien spent four years building, selling and implementing SaaS enterprise platforms for marketplaces at Merchantry and for e-procurement at Tradeshift. Previously, he worked in the business development team at Ocado where he leveraged his technology background to deliver innovative supply-chain solutions and accelerate the growth of their operations. Sebastien started his career as a consultant in e-commerce contracting with retailers across Europe.

    sebastien.prioris@onefinestay.com
  • Réda Berrehili

    Chief Technology Officer
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    Previously co-founder and CTO at Squarebreak. The creator of sites including MixoTV and Tumbup, Réda is a veteran entrepreneur with experience across a variety of tech fields. He graduated with an MEng in Computer Science from INSA Lyon. Le Point has described him as a ‘French Mark Zuckerberg’ and in 2015 he was made President of the Jury at La French Tech, a government-run entrepreneurship initiative.

    reda.berrehili@onefinestay.com
  • Hervé Deligny

    Chief Financial Officer
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    Previously group VP of Finance for onefinestay. Hervé joined onefinestay from AccorHotels UK where he was COO of HotelInvest, the property and investment arm of AccorHotels, covering a portfolio of 97 hotels in the UK. He also acted as CFO and a company director for AccorHotels UK. Prior to that, Hervé held management positions in Finance with AccorHotels in both London and Paris. Hervé started his career in Audit at PricewaterhouseCoopers, and has over 20 years’ experience in finance. He holds a Masters degree from University Paris IX Dauphine.

    herve.deligny@onefinestay.com
  • Meredith Bell

    Director of Global Communications
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    Before bringing her wealth of PR experience to onefinestay in 2015, Meredith served as Director of Communications and Public Affairs for Starbucks EMEA and Associate Director at Edelman before that. At onefinestay, she heads up our global communications, leading our PR efforts around the world. She holds a BA (Hons) in International Relations from The University of Western Ontario and an MSc in Global Communications from the London School of Economics.

    meredith.bell@onefinestay.com