Sergio Rivera '85


Sergio “Serge” Rivera joined the ILG board of directors in 2016. He was most recently President of The Americas for Starwood Hotels & Resorts Worldwide, with responsibility for the performance and growth of Starwood’s brands and businesses in North America, the Caribbean, Central and South America, and Polynesia. He previously served as President and CEO of Starwood Vacation Ownership (now Vistana Signature Experiences), and has more than 25 years’ experience in real estate development and finance, design, operations, consumer marketing and sales, and brand development. Mr. Rivera is currently a director of Welltower, Inc., a NYSE-listed REIT that invests with leading operators in seniors housing, post-acute providers, and health systems. He is also a member of the Urban Land Institute, a trustee of The Nature Conservancy Florida Chapter, a member of the Advisory Board of the University of Central Florida Rosen College of Hospitality Management, and a member of the Florida International University Chaplin School of Hospitality & Tourism Management Dean’s Advisory Council. He holds a bachelor’s degree in finance and a master’s degree in business administration from Florida International University.