Jorge Rosas

Senior HR Director, Global Head of Diversity, Inclusion and Wellness at Disney & Espn


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Jorge Rosas is an Attorney-at-Law who focused his practice in the human resources. In March 2017 Jorge joined The Walt Disney Company-ESPN to serve as Diversity, Inclusion & Wellness Human Resources Senior Director. Under this management, Jorge is responsible for all Diversity, Inclusion and Wellness matters globally, to help the company creating an inclusive and diverse environment in which everyone contributes with their potential.

He served during almost five years as the Chief Human Resources Officer of Cinepolis, the second biggest movie exhibitor worldwide. He was responsible of all human resources, transformation and labor matters worldwide (including Mexico, Brazil, USA, United Arab Emirates, Chile, Spain, India, Colombia, Peru, Argentina and Central America), serving more than 38,500 employees, leading a team of more than 500 professionals.

In the 2015 International Convention of the company, he obtained the "2013-2014 Best Director Award", recognition granted to the Best Director in both Corporate & International management.

He studied at Escuela Libre de Derecho, the most prestigious law school in México. He graduated with honors and received an award for being the best of his class. Jorge Rosas obtained a Master of Laws at the University of Pennsylvania, and a certificate in Business and Public Policy at Wharton Business School. He also obtained an MBA at IPADE Business School, in which he was ranked top ten of his class; he also participated in an International Exchange program at CEIBS (Chinese Europe International Business School) in Shanghai, China. More recently, he participated in a program called "Interpersonal Dynamics for High-Performance Executives" at Stanford University, and in a program called “Advanced Finance for Senior Executives” at Harvard Business School.

He is co-founder of Wharton-Penn Club México, he is member of the 2014-2017 Harvard Business Publishing Corporate Learning Partners’ Advisory Council, and more recently, he integrated the World Economic Forum Mexico Gender Parity Taskforce. He is a professor in two of the most prestigious Universities in México: Escuela Libre de Derecho and CIDE (Centro de Investigación y Docencia Económicas).

Jorge also founded “Éntrale” an association to hire people with disabilities. In 2015, Jorge received the “HR Executive of the Year” award by AMEDIRH, the most prestigious Human Resources Association in Mexico part of the World Federation of People Management Associations. In 2017, Jorge was awarded by Harvard Business Publishing with the gold medal of the “Brandon Hall Award” in the category “Excellence in Leadership Development”.

In 2016, IPADE wrote a case about his achievements in Cinepolis. During his professional career he participated in several forums, seminars, symposiums, as speaker, in more than 100 events all over the world.

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