Senior Vice President & Chief Financial Officer, Americas
Gina Speck is Senior Vice President and Chief Financial Officer, Americas, based in Atlanta, Georgia.
Gina was appointed to the role in February 2015, after serving as Interim Chief Financial Officer since March 2014. In this role, she leads the Americas finance organisation and is responsible for the management of financial operations for all of IHG®’s properties in North and South America.
Prior to this role, Gina served as Vice President, Global Business Service Centres, where she managed a team of 500 employees located in 13 countries. Gina joined IHG’s corporate office in 2000 and has held roles of increasing responsibility including, Vice President, Global Process Owner; Vice President, Americas Business Service Centre; and Director, Americas Company Managed Hotel Accounting.
Before moving to IHG’s corporate office, Gina spent 18 years working in IHG managed hotels. Her tenure includes 15 years as a hotel Finance Director in convention, downtown and resort properties, with varying areas of responsibility including hotel openings, ownership transfers and brand conversions.
Gina holds a Bachelor of Science in Accounting and Business Administration from San Francisco State University and is a Certified Hospitality Accountant (C.H.A.E.). She completed the Controllership & Internal Control Professional Development Program at Cornell University.
Gina is a member of the AH&LA Financial Management Committee (FMC) and Chairman of the FMC Emerging Issues sub-committee. She also serves on the Hospitality Financial and Technology Professionals (HFTP) Global Board of Directors and the Hackett Group Advisory Council.