Everyone at IHG is aligned behind one clear goal; to deliver Great Hotels Guests Love. IHG is one of the world's leading hotel companies. We operate nine hotel brands – InterContinental, Crowne Plaza, Hotel Indigo, Holiday Inn, Holiday Inn Express, Staybridge Suites, Candlewood Suites, EVEN™ Hotels and HUALUXE™ Hotels and Resorts. We are a brand and customer
Everyone at IHG is aligned behind one clear goal; to deliver Great Hotels Guests Love. IHG is one of the world's leading hotel companies. We operate nine hotel brands – InterContinental, Crowne Plaza, Hotel Indigo, Holiday Inn, Holiday Inn Express, Staybridge Suites, Candlewood Suites, EVEN™ Hotels and HUALUXE™ Hotels and Resorts. We are a brand and customer focused business and everything we do has the guest at the heart of it. We also have a world class employment brand that promises everyone they will have "room to be yourself" and development is key to helping colleagues to achieve their career goals.
As a Senior HR executive, I'm very experienced working with the Executive Committee and Board of Directors to provide guidance in resolving strategic human resource issues and developing cross-enterprise alliances to align HR with business strategy in a global, multi-location environment. Skilled at developing effective HR and Reward programs that promote corporate growth, profitability and sustained organization competitiveness. Strong business acumen and strategic thinking skills with the ability to identify and implement process and costs improvements that positively impact on the bottom line. Skilled in moving an agenda and making things happen across organizational lines. Superior interpersonal skills and adept at establishing credibility with all levels—frontline employees to executives.
Senior Vice President, Americas Human Resources & Global Functions @ Strategically lead all aspects of Human Resources in support of Americas Hotels (franchised and managed) in the US, Canada, Mexico and Latin Americas as well as global functions including Global Technology, Global Sales and Marketing and Central Reservation Offices worldwide. Responsibilities include oversight of all HR activity including Talent Management, Resourcing, Organizational and Leadership Development, Compensation & Benefits, Training, Employee and Labor Relations. Lead an HR team of 130 employees. From April 2011 to Present (4 years 9 months) SVP Global Compensation & Benefits @ Based in London, England, provided Executive Compensation, Regional Compensation, Benefits and HR shared services (including regional and international payrolls) in the US, Asia and EMEA Regions in support of 100,000+ corporate and hotel employees. Developed a new global functional infrastructure and partnered with the Executive Committee on key strategic organizational structure changes and appointment of key senior leadership. Led a 45-person global team. From 2006 to July 2011 (5 years) VP, Americas Compensation & Benefits @ Responsbile for Americas Compensation and Benefit programs for Corporate, managed and owned Hotels and Central Reservation Offices in the US, Canada, and Latin America From April 2003 to April 2006 (3 years 1 month) VP, Americas Human Resources @ Served as a strategic business partner providing HR generalist support to 4,500 employees in the global sales & marketing, worldwide reservations and IT functions. Key member of a business alignment team challenged to create a new organization and management structure by combining the global IT, finance, payroll and HRIS functions. From October 2000 to April 2003 (2 years 7 months) Senior Director Human Resources @ From 1996 to 2000 (4 years)
Associate's degree, Business Adminisration @ John C Calhoun State Community CollegeBachelor of Science (BS), Human Resources Management/Personnel Administration, General @ LaSalle University Lori Gaytan is skilled in: Hotels, Hospitality, Employee Engagement, Talent Management, Succession Planning, Employee Relations, Performance Management, Hospitality Industry, Leadership Development, Compensation Structure Design, Certified Compensation Professional, Organizational Development, Employee Benefits, Human Resources, Executive Pay
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