Lucía Méndez-Bonito

CEO of B&B Hotels Spain and Portugal

She is CEO for Spain and Portugal of B&B Hotels and a member of the company’s Global Committee. B&B Hotels has more than 750 hotels and a presence in 14 countries. It is a leading hotel chain in its sector, with high growth and with a great social and environmental responsibility, recently certified as a B Corp in Spain and owned by Goldman Sachs.

He has developed his professional career internationally in the construction sector at Gerens (Hill International), Peyber Hispania and Inypsa. In the latter, a listed company, he was a member of the Executive Committee, holding positions of responsibility in Spain, China, Africa and Latin America. After founding her own company, she made the leap to the hotel sector as Director of Expansion at Sidorme, then Director of Operations at B&B Hotels Spain & Portugal until she was appointed CEO, a position she currently holds.

Architect from the Polytechnic University of Madrid, Executive MBA from IESE Business School and graduate of Harvard Business School (AMP202). She is a member of YPO (Young President’s Organization), being a member of the Executive Committee of the Iberia Chapter. Winner of the “Executive of the Year 2020” award from ASEME. Finalist candidate for the Top 100 Women 2021 and 2022.

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