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Lisandro Platzer


Current Position
(Hospitality & Retail Systems)

The leading industry business solution provider for the Hospitality and Retail industries in Europe and Asia

asia pacific
Australia, Cambodia, China, Hong Kong, India, Indonesia, Japan, Macau, Malaysia, Maldives, New Zealand, Philippines, Singapore, South Korea, Sri Lanka, Taiwan, Thailand, Vietnam,

eastern europe · central asia
Armenia, Azerbaijan, Georgia, Kazakhstan, Kyrgyzstan, Moldova, Mongolia, Tajikistan, Turkmenistan, Ukraine, Uzbekistan,

europe · middle east · affrica
Albania, Austria, Bosnia, Bulgaria, Croatia, Czechia, Denmark, Estonia, Equatorial Guinea, Finland, France, Gabon, Germany, Hungary, Italy, Iceland, Latvia, Lithuania, Madagascar, Macedonia, Mauritius, Morocco, Norway, Poland, Portugal, Seychelles, Slovakia, Slovenia, Spain, Sweden, Switzerland, Tunisia, United Kingdom,

Argentina, Brazil, Canada, Chile, Colombia, Costa Rica, Mexico, Panama, Peru, United States.

Deputy Managing Director
Finance & Operations

2015 - present

Gerson Lehrman Group (GLG)

World's largest network of leading experts providing business decision-makers with insights to create better, more informed outcomes.

Council Member

2013 - present

Previous Experience
Korston Hotels & Malls

Consolidated Real Estate and Hospitality Investor, Developer and Operator

Korston Congress Hotel, Moscow
Korston Hotel, Mall & WTC, Kazan
Korston Hotel & Mall, Serpukhov

Executive Vice President
Chief Financial Officer

2011 - 2015

Chief Strategy Officer

2010 - 2014

Intourist Hotel Group

Diversified Russian and International hotel chain, subsidiary of Sistema JSFC

hotels in russia
Cosmos Hotel Complex, Moscow
Peking Hotel, Moscow
Altay Village Resort, Altay
Oktyabrskaya Hotel, Nizhny Novgorod
Severnaya Hotel, Petrozavodsk
Bashkorstostan Hotel, Ufa
Elets Hotel, Yelets
Moskva Hotel, Uglich
Moskovsky Trakt, Veliky Novgorod

hotels in europe
Principe Forte dei Marmi, Italy
Savoy Westend Hotel, Karlovy Vary, Czech Republic
Maxim Resort Hotel, Kemer, Turkey

Chief Executive Officer

2009 - 2010

Member of the Board of Directors

2009 - 2010

VAO Intourist

The leading vertically integrated tour-operator in Russia, subsidiary of Sistema JSFC

Member of the Executive Board

2009 - 2010

Korston Hotels & Malls

Consolidated Real Estate and Hospitality Investor, Developer and Operator

Korston Hotel & Casino, Moscow,
Korston Hotel, Mall & WTC, Kazan
The Queen of Montenegro Hotel, Budva, Montenegro

development projects
Astrakhan, Kazan, Khavarovsk, Lipetsk, Nizhny Novgorod, Omsk, Petropavlovsk-Kamchatsky, Serpukhov, Voronezh, Vladivostok, Yoshkar-Ola, Yuzhno-Sakhalinsk

Executive Vice President
Chief Operating Officer

2002 - 2009

Korston Hotel & Casino, Moscow

Leading Moscow Congress Hotel & Entertainment Complex, with 400 rooms, 15 restaurants, bars & night clubs, Casino de Paris

General Manager

2001 - 2006

Maritim Park Hotel Riga
Deputy Director, Project Manager


Atrium Palace Hotel & WTC, Yekaterinburg
General Manager


Rooms Division Manager


Current Position
Russian Presidential Academy
of National Economy and Public Administration
, Moscow

Institute of Indutry Management

Faculty of Market Technologies

Department of Business Process Management

RANEPA is a leading university in Russia in the areas of public policy, public administration, and business administration. Specialized in postgraduate and executive education.

Visiting Professor

2010 - 2022

Senior Lecturer

2016 - 2020

General & Strategic Management

Business Process Management

Introduction to the Profession,
Service Industry Management

Fields of Study

management science & tools

Business Process Management, Project Management; Strategy; Corporate Governance; Leadership, Coaching, Motivation; Customer Loyalty Programs; Decision Modeling; ERP, CRM, PMS & Revenue Management Systems

economic & political sciences

Dynamic Pricing, Price Discrimination, Multi-sided Platforms, Taxation & Income Distribution, Economic History, Behavioral Economics, Game Theory

Previous Experience
High School #110, Moscow

National College #2,
Vicente López, Argentina

Technical School #1,
Escobar, Argentina

Secondary School Teacher

1991 - 1996

Physics, Mathematics, Science

MBA Degree
Columbia Busuness School

Columbia University, New York

Master of Business Administration

2008 - 2009

London Business School

University of London, London

Master of Business Administration

2008 - 2009

Executive Education
Cornell School of Hotel Administration University

Cornell University, Ithaca, NY

General Managers Program


B.Sc. Degree
Faculty of Phisics, Mathematics and Natural Sciences

Russian Peoples' Friendship University, Moscow

Department of Experimental Physics

Department of Russian Language

B.Sc. in Physics

1993 - 1998

diploma thesis

Dynamics of the Nuclei of Spark Cavitation

additional degrees

Teacher in Physics for Secondary Educational Institutions

Interpreter from Russian language into Spanish for Natural Sciences specialties, with high honour

National Higher Institute of Education in Science & Engeneering,
Buenos Aires
Mathematics and Applied Mathematics


University of Buenos Aires,
Buenos Aires
Political Sciences


National College #1,
Vicente López, Argentina
International Bilingual Baccalaureate

1985 - 1989