Appointed Executive Vice President and President, Americas
At Hilton in McLean – VA, USA
Hilton (NYSE: HLT) today announced the appointment of Danny Hughes as Executive Vice President and President, Americas. Effective September 4, Hughes will oversee Hilton’s interests across North, Central and South America with a focus on enhancing the managed portfolio. Since 2014, Hughes has led Hilton’s Revenue Management and Sales team as Senior Vice President and Commercial Director in the Americas. In this regional role, he led more than 4,000 Team Members delivering growth for Hilton’s portfolio of 14 industry-leading brands. He was central to strengthening the company’s revenue and distribution strategies, while focusing on creating outstanding experiences for guests. Hughes previously served as Senior Vice President, Latin America and Caribbean, where in partnership with our diverse ownership groups, he was responsible for expanding our portfolio from one brand (Hilton Hotels Resorts) to nine brands across 25 countries and territories. Hughes will report to Hilton’s President and Chief Executive Officer, Christopher J. Nassetta, and will remain based at the company’s global headquarters in McLean, Virginia.