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Victor Vazquez- Regional Vice President Development, Latin America, Marriott International

Victor Vazquez is Regional Vice President of Development for the Latin America and Caribbean region. In this role, he is instrumental to expanding Marriott’s portfolio and footprint in the region.

Victor joined Marriott International following the merger with Starwood Hotels & Resorts in September 2016. He is currently based at Marriott International offices in Miami, Florida.

Victor is a seasoned executive in the tourism industry with more than two decades of global experience in various aspects of the business, including feasibility, development, investment & asset management, brand management and operations and finance support.

Before joining Starwood, Victor was based in Singapore where he played an active role in shaping and executing the IHG Asia, Middle East & Africa (AMEA) operations strategy as well as leading development of hotel operating models and processes for new hotel brands, joint ventures and special projects.

Prior to Singapore, Victor was part of the Global Operations team and Operations Council based out of IHG’s head office in the United Kingdom.

After completing his MBA in 2000 at the University of Edinburgh in Scotland, Victor joined IHG and has had various executive roles and served as General Manager and gained hotel operations and hotel openings experience at city-center, resort and convention properties in the US, Argentina and Venezuela.

He is a CPA with a degree in business who developed an interest in hotels while working in the hospitality sector at Arthur Andersen and Citibank.

Born in Mexico City, Victor has lived and worked in South America, North America, Europe and Asia.