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Thomas J. Pritzker
Executive Chairman of the Board of Directors
Thomas J. Pritzker
Executive Chairman of the Board of Directors


Thomas J. Pritzker has been a member of our board of directors since August 2004 and our Executive Chairman since August 2004. Mr. Pritzker served as our Chief Executive Officer from August 2004 to December 2006. Mr. Pritzker was appointed President of Hyatt Corporation in 1980 and served as ... 
Mark S. Hoplamazian
President, Chief Executive Officer and Director
Mark S. Hoplamazian
President, Chief Executive Officer and Director


Mark S. Hoplamazian has been a member of our board of directors since November 2006. He has served as our President and Chief Executive Officer since December 2006, as interim President from July 2006 to December 2006 and Vice President from August 2004 to December 2004. From April 2004 to Au... 
Richard A. Friedman
Richard A. Friedman

Richard A. Friedman has been a member of our board of directors since June 2009. Mr. Friedman joined Goldman, Sachs & Co., a full-service global investment banking and securities firm, in 1981, and has been a Partner there since 1990. He has been a Managing Director at Goldman Sachs & Co. sin... 
Susan D. Kronick
Susan D. Kronick

Susan D. Kronick has been a member of our board of directors since June 2009. In February 2012, Ms. Kronick was named an Operating Partner at Marvin Traub Associates, a retail business development firm. From March 2003 until March 2010, Ms. Kronick served as Vice Chair of Macy’s, Inc., the op... 
Mackey J. McDonald
Mackey J. McDonald

Mackey J. McDonald has been a member of our board of directors since June 2009. Mr. McDonald has served as a Senior Advisor to Crestview Partners, a private equity firm, since 2008. Mr. McDonald is the retired Chairman and Chief Executive Officer of VF Corporation, an apparel manufacturer. Mr... 
Cary  D. McMillan
Cary  D. McMillan

Cary D. McMillan has been a member of our board of directors since June 2013. Mr. McMillan is the Chief Executive Officer of True Partners Consulting LLC, a nationwide provider of tax and financial consulting services, headquartered in Chicago. Mr. McMillan co-founded True Partners Consultin... 
Pamela M. Nicholson
Pamela M. Nicholson

Pamela M. Nicholson has been a member of our board of directors since March 2014. Ms. Nicholson currently serves as President and Chief Executive Officer of Enterprise Holdings, Inc., an auto rental and leasing company that operates Alamo Rent A Car, National Car Rental and Enterprise Rent-A... 
Gregory B. Penner
Gregory B. Penner

Gregory B. Penner has been a member of our board of directors since August 2007. Mr. Penner has been a General Partner at Madrone Capital Partners, LLC, an investment management firm, since 2005. From 2002 to 2005, he was the Senior Vice President and Chief Financial Officer of Wal-Mart Japan... 
Jason Pritzker
Jason Pritzker

Jason Pritzker has been a member of our board of directors since March 2014. Mr. Pritzker serves as an investment professional at TPO. Mr. Pritzker co-founded and serves as a director of Yapmo.com, a SaaS (software as a service) company, where he also served as President from 2011 to 2013. ... 
Michael A. Rocca
Michael A. Rocca

Michael A. Rocca has been a member of our board of directors since March 2008. From 1994 to 2000, Mr. Rocca served as Senior Vice President and Chief Financial Officer of Mallinckrodt Inc., a pharmaceutical and medical device manufacturer. Prior to 1994, Mr. Rocca served in a variety of fina... 
Richard C. Tuttle
Richard C. Tuttle

Richard C. Tuttle has been a member of our board of directors since December 2004. Mr. Tuttle is a founding Principal at Prospect Partners, LLC, a lower-middle-market private equity firm, and has held this position since 1998. Prior to founding Prospect Partners, he was Executive Vice Preside... 
James H. Wooten, Jr.
James H. Wooten, Jr.

James H. Wooten, Jr. served as the Senior Vice President, General Counsel and Secretary of Illinois Tool Works Inc. (“ITW”), a worldwide manufacturer of engineered products and equipment from 2006 until his retirement on March 1, 2012. Mr. Wooten joined ITW in 1988 as Senior Attorney. He was ... 
William Wrigley, Jr.
William Wrigley, Jr.

William Wrigley, Jr. has been a member of our board of directors since March 2014. Mr. Wrigley currently serves as Chairman and Chief Executive Officer of Wrigley Management Inc., a family office, and WWJR Enterprises Inc., an investment company. From 1985 to 2010, Mr. Wrigley served in a v... 
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  • Hyatt Configures Organization for Increased Adaptability and Effectiveness07/21/14
    CHICAGO--(BUSINESS WIRE)--Jul. 21, 2014-- Mark Hoplamazian, President and Chief Executive Officer of Hyatt Hotels Corporation (NYSE: H), today announced organizational changes designed to support Hyatt’s strategy of driving preference by providing distinctive brand experiences. The changes include the integration of the global operations structure, the formation of an integrated team to lead the Company’s select service business and the creation of a new
  • Hyatt and Playa Hotels & Resorts Introduce Hyatt Ziva Cancun07/17/14
    CHICAGO--(BUSINESS WIRE)--Jul. 17, 2014-- Hyatt Hotels Corporation (NYSE:H) and Playa Hotels & Resorts B.V. (Playa) today announced plans to introduce the Hyatt Ziva brand to Cancun. Formerly Dreams Cancun, the resort’s multi-million dollar renovation began June 1, and it is expected to reopen in late 2015 as Hyatt Ziva Cancun. The resort will be managed by Playa Resorts Management, the operational component of Playa Hotels & Resorts.
  • Hyatt Place Santiago/Vitacura Opens in Chile07/15/14
    The opening marks the first Hyatt Place hotel in Chile and on the South American continent CHICAGO--(BUSINESS WIRE)--Jul. 15, 2014-- Hyatt Hotels Corporation (NYSE: H) and HPV S.A. today announced the opening of Hyatt Place Santiago/Vitacura in the city of Santiago, Chile. The opening marks the second Hyatt-branded hotel in Santiago and introduces the Hyatt Place brand to Chile and the South American continent. Hyatt Plac