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Hugo Desenzani- Vice President, Hotel Development Latin America, Marriott International

Hugo Desenzani is Vice President, Hotel Development – Latin America for Marriott International, a leading global lodging company with nearly 6,000 properties in 120 countries.

In his role, Hugo oversees the expansion of Marriott’s 30 brands in Brazil, Argentina, Chile, Uruguay and Paraguay. Before that, he was Chief Business Development Officer at Atton Hotels, a Latin American business hotel company with 11 properties in the region.

He has also held executive positions in Real Estate, hospitality and beverage companies in Chile and prior to that, Hugo worked for Starwood Hotels and Resorts in several operations positions across the US.

He holds a Management Diploma from Les Roches (Switzerland), a Bachelors in Science degree from Endicott College, and a M. Sc (Global Affairs) from New York University.

Born and raised in Chile, he lives in Santiago with his wife and daughter.