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December 01 2014

2015 HOPE Global Forum Confirms Former Co-CEO of the World Economic Forum and CEO Exclusive Resorts Phillippe Bourguignon as a Featured Speaker at the 2015 HOPE Global Forum

ATLANTA, GA – December 1, 2014 – Operation HOPE the leading global financial dignity nonprofit, today announced Philippe Bourguignon the Vice Chairman of Revolution Places and CEO of Denver-based destination club Exclusive Resorts and former Co-CEO of the World Economic Forum as a Featured Speaker on the Main Stage at the 2015 HOPE Global Forum in Atlanta, GA, January 15-17th.  

The annual forum, hosted by HOPE at the Omni Hotel in downtown Atlanta, Georgia, will bring together heads of state, C-suite executives, civic and financial leaders to outline a vision for the future of the modern global economy. This vision that includes all people as HOPE sees the poor, underserved and teetering middle class as untapped assets for economic growth, entrepreneurship and job creation.

Mr. Bourguignon is Vice Chairman of Revolution Places, a company that is creating a new model for travel and tourism with a consumer brand reflecting and promoting healthy lifestyles by creating unique, authentic experiences while building large businesses in the process. He is also CEO of Exclusive Resorts, a high-end, exclusive destination resorts club with more than 350 luxury residences around the world, and Chairman of Portico Club, a private club of luxury vacation homes. In addition, he is Chairman of Miraval, Revolution’s world-class resort spa in Tucson, Arizona. (complete bio)

Since 1992, Operation HOPE has been providing financial dignity and economic empowerment to more than 2 million individuals worldwide. It is America's only nonprofit software company specializing in the software of human development -- reverse engineering poverty. HOPE’s goal is to turn check cashing customers into banking customers, renters into homeowners, small business dreamers into small business owners and minimum wage workers into living wage consumers. For additional information about Operation HOPE, go to

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