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Mon, 28 September 2015

Executive Appointments at Hilton

Hilton Worldwide has made the following four appointments to its Asia Pacific leadership team:

- Ben George - Senior Vice President Sales and Revenue Management - Asia Pacific;

- Michael Slaton - Vice President  Finance - Asia Pacific;

- Rupert Hallam - Vice President Sales - Asia Pacific;

and - Stephen Russell - Vice President Operational Effectiveness - Asia Pacific.

Ben George is a member of the Asia Pacific Executive Committee. Ben's new role reflects the integration of the leadership of sales and revenue management in Asia Pacific as part of global alignment of the two key functions to drive greater synergy. Ben was most recently vice president, revenue management, Asia Pacific, Hilton Worldwide.

Michael Slaton joins the Asia Pacific leadership team from the United States, where he was most recently vice president, finance, global brands and commercial services (GBCS), Hilton Worldwide. In his new role as Vice President  Finance - Asia Pacific, Michael is responsible for all finance and accounting operations and for ensuring financial compliance throughout the region. He also provides strategic input on business improvement projects and talent development initiatives, as well as supports the execution of key strategic priorities across the region. Michael is a member of the inaugural class of Hilton's global VP Excellence Leadership Development Program.

Rupert Hallam is now in charge of spearheading all sales initiatives, as well as building the capability of sales teams across the region. He was previously the regional director of sales, South East Asia, Hilton Worldwide.

Stephen Russell has been promoted to vice president, operational effectiveness, Asia Pacific, Hilton Worldwide, effective 1 October 2015. He is responsible for leading the region's hotel teams in optimizing operational synergies and driving efficiencies. He was previously senior director, finance, pre-opening and growth delivery, Asia Pacific, Hilton Worldwide.

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