Marie-Christine Vittet

VP Compliance, Accor

Mrs. Vittet is in charge of the PCI DSS Program for Accor Group (more than 5,200 hotels in 110 countries). Her role has been extended with the new GDPR (General Data Protection Regulation) to ‘sensitive data’ and she participates now to the data compliance construction site as VP Compliance. From this position, she coordinates the annual assessment process and animates the worldwide community to follow local headquarters and hotels compliance. In the central working team, her mission is to adapt operational processes to achieve compliance.

She has spent 20 years in the hospitality industry and specialized in the management of complex projects and scope; more precisely during times of major restructuring changes in organizations. She initiated and directed many technological innovation projects for the IHC Group and Dorchester Collection, always oriented toward customer service.

Focused for 2 past years on maintaining the PCI compliance with remote work and audits in hybrid mode. This involved reviewing many operational procedures to maintain PCI on a day-to-day basis and improvecontrols to remain attentive to data security and customer satisfaction

Marie-Christine Vittet's Events

Make Your Voice Heard - A Panel Discussion

Date: Tuesday, 18 October

Moderated by: Mark Meissner, SVP, Education & Engagement Officer, PCI Security Standards Council

Panelists: Oscar Covers, Chairman of the security working group of the European Card Payment Association (ECPA SWG), European Card Payment Association (ECPA); Gert Huizinga, Senior Consultant Card Solutions, ING; Jeremy King, Regional, VP, EMEA, PCI Security Standards Council; Tomás Perlines, Head of Payment Security, Schwarz IT KG and Marie-Christine Vittet, VP Compliance, Accor

There are so many ways to engage with the PCI Security Standards Council (PCI SSC). In this panel discussion, you will hear from PCI SSC Board of Advisors (BoA) members and active community members about the various ways they have engaged with the PCI SSC and how payment stakeholders can have a profound impact on the payment security industry. You will also learn how you can make your voice heard. If you are in the payments industry, you will want to hear this panel and then make your plan to get more involved!

Making PCI a People Driven Project

Date: Wednesday, 19 October

Presented by: Mathieu Gorge, CEO, VigiTrust and Marie-Christine Vittet, VP Compliance, Accor

This session looks at the role of people in payments from a merchant's perspective. From educating the Board and C-Level to training in scope staff upon hire and yearly thereafter, we explore how to get buy in from the best line of defense: people. Looks at people's impact on security and compliance based on their role and how to continually educate all staff to ensure they understand the importance of people for an effective continuous PCI program People are key!