Kevin Frid serves as the Executive Vice President Operations, The Americas for Fairmont Raffles Hotels International (FRHI). Based out of FRHI’s corporate headquarters in Toronto, Frid joined the company in 2000 and previously held the positions of Senior Vice President Operations, North America for Fairmont Hotels & Resorts and Regional Vice President, U.S. Central Region & General Manager, The Fairmont Chicago. He is responsible for the direction, operations, and overall performance of the Fairmont, Raffles, and Swissôtel brands in The Americas. Frid spent 18 years with Delta Hotels starting in 1982. During his tenure, he held the General Manager's position at several Delta properties across Canada until 1993 when he was promoted to Regional Vice President & General Manager, Delta Ottawa. In 1997 he was subsequently chosen to oversee the day-to-day operations for the brand as the company’s Vice President of Operations. Frid holds an M.B.A. from Queens University, as well as a B.A. in Hospitality & Tourism Management from Ryerson University.