Executive Vice President, Global Chief People & Resources Officer
A Spanish national, Capell previously served as the Chief Resources Officer at NH Hotel Group for 14 years, where his responsibilities included human resources, procurement, project and building, and information technology. Capell’s versatile career path has taken him to work with some of the world’s leading technology, banking, internet, and hospitality companies such as NH Hotel Group, Comcast, Netjuice, BBVA Bank, and Hewlett Packard.
In past roles, Capell has led major organizational transformations, implementing and deploying a new culture and principles of service. Capell is a passionate advocate of change and helps business leaders to understand and adapt to new strategic thinking, employer value proposition strategy, sustainable engagement, defining new organizational models, and evaluating the impact on short- and long-term success of the business.
Capell earned his master’s degree in law and business at the Colegio Universitario San Pablo CEU, and holds degrees from the IESE Business School in Barcelona and Madrid. He is fluent in Spanish and English and is ranked 56th in the Choiseul ranking of Economic Leaders for Tomorrow 2016, Spain. Capell lectures in different business schools and is a member of the international faculty of World at Work.