François Fassier, Director Leisure Destinations, Compagnie des Alpes, FR
(member of Iaapa Emea Advisory Committee )
François graduated from Ensam, France, Superior National School of Arts et Metiers.
He started his career in the Industry in Disneyland Paris, as maintenance Manager. He was later promoted Industrial Director.
His extensive knowledge of large parks helped him join Compagnie des Alpes in 2005. François worked for the Belgian pole of the group, in Walibi Belgium, Aqualibi and Bellewaerde. He developed the French pole, with Parc Asterix and was in charge of all industrial investments for the dozen of attractions parks owned by the group.
Since 2013, François is a member of the Executive Committee at the headquarters in Paris. He sits on the Board of Snelac and runs all operations of the parks of Compagnie des Alpes, as Director Leisure Destinations.