Six Senses has promoted Omar Romero to the position of group development director, responsible for pursuing new resort developments and ensuring standards are met within Six Senses branded resorts. In particular, he oversees the projects within the Americas and the Iberian Peninsula.He is part of the core executive team reporting directly to the Managing Director of the group.
Omar joined Six Senses Resorts & Spas in 2003 after graduating from Ecole Hoteliere de Lausanne where he obtained a Bachelors Degree in Business Administration and Hospitality. Prior to this he received diplomas in Food Science and Hotel Management from the Hotel Management School Les Roches.
His career with Six Senses has spanned over 5 years, initially as a corporate operations executive where he was responsible for establishing best practices for the group. He then moved to the development department, where he most recently held the position of development director for the group.
Prior to joining Six Senses, Omar worked in operations at several hotels in Switzerland, Mexico and Spain. He is a dual Spanish and Mexican National who started his hospitality career working in his family business at 14 years of age.