Juan Carlos Santos

Juan Carlos Santos -

CEO, BPO Asesores Empresariales & Chairman of the Board Holiday Inn Guayaquil Airport - Ecuador

Mr. Santos is the CEO and owner of BPO Asesores Empresariales. BPO is a specialized financial consulting and project management firm, operating since1999. BPO provides financial advisory in all fields related to corporate finance, private banking and project management with an emphasis on hospitality.

Mr. Santos has a Bachelor’s Degree in Business Administration from Universidad Laica de Guayaquil and a Master’s Degree in Banking and Finance from Universidad Federico Santa María of Chile. He has more than 20 years of experience in the Ecuadorian private and public finance industry. He has held leading managerial positions in financial institutions such as Banco Bolivariano, Banco Internacional, Banco del Austro, and others. In the hospitality industry, his firm has developed the Holiday Inn Guayaquil Airport and is currently developing Holiday Inn Quito Airport and Indigo Galápagos. His firm has been hired as project manager so for the hotel investments in Manta and Galápagos as well.

Since 2014, Mr. Santos was a board member of the Latin American and Caribbean Chapter of the Owner’s Association at Intercontinental Hotel Group, and a presiding it from 2016 to 2018.

Currently, he is a member of the Global Board of the Owner’s Association since 2019.