Oscar is responsible for driving the growth of IHG’s preferred brands across Mexico and Latin America. His duties include promoting IHG’s brand portfolio, prospecting investors, acquiring and developing hotels, and executing management and franchise contracts. Over his 25-year hospitality industry career, Oscar has held positions within commercial, marketing, and hotel development and acquisitions with leading hotel companies including IHG, Starwood, Accor, and Posadas Group. He’s also played key roles in the planning, launch, and promotion of notable hotel brands in Mexico and Cuba, such as Ibis Hotels, Golden Tulip, One Hotels, Aloft, and Krystal Urban Hotels. Oscar holds an undergraduate degree in Tourism Administration from the Technologic University of Mexico and a post-graduate degree in Human Resources Management and a diploma in Finance from Panamerican University. When in need of excitement, Oscar enjoys coaching and playing flag football and soccer with his three daughters as well as touring through Mexico with his wife of 18 years.