Aron was born in Russia but has lived and worked in Europe (Belgium and UK) in property development and later as a strategic consultant to local authorities and regional development agencies.
Prior to joining IHG Aron worked as a Head of Real Estate in the City of Moscow holding structure for hotel assets, responsible for strategic development and asset management. The portfolio included 11 hotels with more than 5,000 rooms, office buildings and development projects. This was supported by the previous owners’ involvement with Premier Hotels, Ukraine, an independent hotel group operating their own hotels, where Aron was head of hotel real estate development.
Aron holds an MBA degree from Tanaka Business School, Imperial College, London as well as a Hotel Management Diploma from American Hotel & Lodging Association.
Aron is based in Moscow implementing plans for the future growth of IHG's brands in Russia and CIS.