EXECUTIVE BIOS

RICARDO OROZCO ARCE:
MANAGING DIRECTOR, SOLMAR HOTELS & RESORTS

Over the past 23 years, Ricardo Orozco Arce has been an innovator in the hospitality and service industry. Currently holding the position of Managing Director of Solmar Hotels & Resorts, Mr. Orozco Arce oversees the entire collection of properties including Playa Grande Resort & Grand Spa, The Ridge Luxury Villas, Solmar Resort, Quinta del Sol by Solmar and the launch of the newest property, Grand Solmar Land's End Resort & Spa, scheduled to open in 2011. Prior to his position at Solmar Hotels & Resorts, Mr. Orozco Arce assisted in launching the new luxury boutique property, La Mision in Loreto, Mexico and was previously the Corporate Director for The Villa Group properties in Los Cabos.

Experience in the hospitality industry has given Mr. Orozco Arce the ability to generate and create new business models, successfully manage timeshare properties as well as run the various operations that are needed to make these projects run successfully. Mr. Orozco Arce additionally has vast domestic and international expertise in sales and marketing, food & beverage and property management. Mr. Orozco Arce graduated from Cornell University's Hotel School.