Leadership Team

Osvaldo V. Librizzi

Co-President, The Americas

Osvaldo Librizzi is Co-President of The Americas with primary responsibility for Latin America. Highly respected within the industry, Mr. Librizzi is one of the longest tenured hotel leaders in Latin America.

Previously, Mr. Librizzi was President of Latin America, directing hotel operations across Mexico, Central America and South America. He oversaw Starwood’s rise to become the largest hotel operator in the region.

Prior to this appointment, Mr. Librizzi was Senior Vice President at ITT Corporation and President for ITT Sheraton's Latin America Division. He joined Starwood in 1975 as Assistant Controller at the Sheraton Buenos Aires. He was appointed Divisional Controller in 1980 and was named Vice President the same year.

Between 1982 and 1993, he was General Manager of the Sheraton Hotels in Santiago de Chile and in Buenos Aires; Area Manager, South America; Vice President, Latin America and Caribbean Division; and Senior Vice President and Director of Operations, Latin America Division.

A Buenos Aires native, Mr. Librizzi graduated from the University of Buenos Aires as a CPA in 1971.