Jacques Charles, general manager of the 'Méridien Nice'
There is a new general manager for the 'Ruhl Méridien Nice' (147 employees and 118 million francs in turnover for the year 2000). Jacques Charles, 44 years old, graduated of a MBA from the E.S.C. in Lyon, was managing the 'Méridien Garden Beach' of Juan-les-Pins. Before, he had already worked at the 'Méridien Nice' as the assistant general manager from 1996 to 1997. Concerning Jacques Lecouls, he will leave the French Riviera for another famous bay: he will take over the management of the Méridien Copacabana in Rio de Janeiro, Brazil.