SVP & Chief Financial Officer, The Americas at InterContinental Hotels Group
Gina Speck is Senior Vice President & Chief Financial Officer, The Americas, at InterContinental Hotels Group (IHG). IHG has a broad portfolio of hotel brands, including InterContinental® Hotels & Resorts, HUALUXE® Hotels and Resorts, Crowne Plaza® Hotels & Resorts, Hotel Indigo®, EVEN® Hotels, Holiday Inn®Hotels & Resorts, Holiday Inn Express®, Staybridge Suites® and Candlewood Suites®. In January 2015, IHG acquired Kimpton® Hotels & Restaurants, the world’s leading boutique hotel business.
Gina Speck was appointed to the role in February 2015, after serving as Interim Chief Financial Officer since March 2014. In this role, she leads the Americas finance organization and is responsible for the management of financial operations for all of IHG’s properties in North and South America. She is based at IHG’s regional headquarters in Atlanta, Georgia.
Prior to this role, Gina served as Vice President, Global Business Service Centres, where she managed a team of 500 employees located in 13 countries. Gina joined IHG’s corporate office in 2000 and has held roles of increasing responsibility including, Vice President, Global Process Owner; Vice President, Americas Business Service Centre; and Director, Americas Company Managed Hotel Accounting.
Before moving to IHG’s corporate office, Gina spent 18 years working in IHG managed hotels. Her tenure includes 15 years as a hotel Finance Director in convention, downtown and resort properties, with varying areas of responsibility including hotel openings, ownership transfers and brand conversions.
Gina holds a Bachelor of Science in Accounting and Business Administration from San Francisco State University and is a Certified Hospitality Accountant (C.H.A.E.). She completed the Controllership & Internal Control Professional Development Program at Cornell University.
Gina is a member of the Georgia State University (J. Mack Robinson College of Business) CFO Council and serves on the Hackett Group Advisory Council.