Director of Development Vanessa Mange brings years of global experience to the role. Prior to joining Virgin Hotels, Vanessa worked for Kimpton Hotels where she oversaw global brand assessment and development initiatives, as well as held roles in corporate finance and asset management. During her time with Kimpton, Vanessa established a brand footprint in Mexico and supported growth across Europe, Greater China, and AMEA. In addition to bringing a keen eye to the Latin American market in her role at Virgin Hotels, Mange will work closely with the greater development team on all future Virgin Hotels development plans across the Americas. A graduate of Cornell University, Vanessa holds a Bachelor of Science from the School of Hotel Administration and a Minor in Real Estate Finance. She has lived in Turkey, Israel, Switzerland, Ethiopia and Spain, and is fluent in French and Spanish in addition to English.