Ricardo Lopez

Senior Vice President, Commercial & Revenue Management, Americas

Ricardo Lopez

Ricardo is Senior Vice President, Commercial & Revenue Management, Americas, based in Atlanta, Georgia.

In this role, Ricardo oversees IHG®’s business growth and commercial performance across all brands and business segments, spanning the United States, Canada, Mexico, Central and South America, and the Caribbean. Ricardo also serves as a member of the Commercial & Technology Leadership Team.

Ricardo joined IHG in 2005 and has significant commercial experience, having led corporate strategy across IHG’s booking channels, loyalty programmes, new brand development, and brand repositioning. He has held several leadership roles at IHG, including Vice President, Americas Strategy, Insights, and Program Delivery; Vice President, Sales and Marketing, Latin America and the Caribbean; and most recently, Senior Vice President, Sales & Revenue Management, Americas.

Prior to joining IHG, Ricardo served for six years with Grupo TACA Airlines (now AviancaTACA) where he was a key part of the leadership team that turned around the performance of the airline by leading the yield management, pricing, revenue planning and alliance functions.

Ricardo holds a Master’s degree from Harvard Business School and a Bachelor’s degree in Economics and Finance from Escuela Superior de Economía y Negocios (ESEN) in El Salvador.