Senior Vice President, Human Resources, Americas and Global Learning
Raymond Co is Senior Vice President, Human Resources, Americas and Global Learning, based in Atlanta, Georgia.
Raymond is responsible for leading IHG®’s strategic HR support for the Americas region and for leading HR Operations globally across IHG in order to achieve consistently high quality delivery of our HR programs around the world. He plays a critical role in driving the talent, organisation, culture and capability priorities and programmes to support system size growth and hotel-by-hotel performance. In partnership with the line leaders, his HR team provides comprehensive support and services for corporate and hotel colleagues to enhance IHG’s reputation as an employer of choice in the region.
Raymond joined IHG in September 2013 and has previously led our HR function in Greater China. Before that, Raymond spent 28 years with the Procter and Gamble Company (P&G) in various HR leadership roles across different geographies – Mainland China, Hong Kong, Philippines and United States. He has had a wide range of HR experiences including both generalist and specialist roles. During his time with P&G, he developed a respected reputation for training and developing HR colleagues, many of whom are now in HR leadership positions in P&G as well as other companies in Asia and Greater China. He is an avid practitioner of health and wellness practices in the workplace as creating “magical moments of truth” with colleagues.
Raymond graduated from De La Salle University in Manila, Philippines with a bachelor’s degree in Industrial Management Engineering minor in Mechanical Engineering.