Bernard is a senior advisor for Texas Pacific Group in France. In addition, he serves as senior advisor of counsel for Orrick, Herrington & Sutcliffe, and is board member of Air Canada and of International Power (GDF/Suez). Previously, he held the positions of CFO of Club Med, chairman and CEO of Air France, and chairman of the executive committee of IATA. He has also served on many significant boards including SNCF, CIC, BNP, Société Générale, Scor, Méridien Hotels, Air Inter, La Poste, Sabena, CSA, EuroTunnel and Bacarat.
John Vanderslice is a Senior Advisor at L.E.K. Consulting, focused on the Hospitality practice. Previously, he held positions as Global Head of Luxury and Lifestyle at Hilton, CEO of Miraval Holding, LLC, and President/CEO of Club Med Americas. For more than 20 years, John has led iconic lifestyle and hospitality brands to accelerated growth by identifying key market trends, launching new brands, and creating supporting products, initiatives, and programs.