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Biography PhotoThomas 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 ... 
Biography PhotoMark 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... 
Biography PhotoH. Charles Floyd
Executive Vice President, Group President - Global Operations Center
H. Charles Floyd
Executive Vice President, Group President - Global Operations Center


H. Charles Floyd was appointed Executive Vice President, Group President - Global Operations Center in October 2012. In this role, Mr. Floyd is responsible for ensuring operating efficiency in the roll-out of new innovations and unifying the Company's global operations, in addition to overse... 
Biography PhotoPeter Fulton
Executive Vice President, Group President – EAME/Southwest Asia
Peter Fulton
Executive Vice President, Group President – EAME/Southwest Asia


Peter Fulton was appointed Executive Vice President, Group President - EAME/SW Asia for Hyatt Hotels Corporation in October 2012. Mr. Fulton is responsible for overseeing hotels in Europe, Africa, the Middle East and Southwest Asia. In 1983, Mr. Fulton embarked on his career with Hyatt Inter... 
Biography PhotoStephen G. Haggerty
Executive Vice President, Global Head of Real Estate and Capital Strategy
Stephen G. Haggerty
Executive Vice President, Global Head of Real Estate and Capital Strategy


Stephen G. Haggerty was appointed Executive Vice President, Global Head of Real Estate and Capital Strategy in October 2012. In this role, Mr. Haggerty is responsible for implementing our overall capital strategy, managing our hotel asset base and providing support to our development profess... 
Biography PhotoGebhard F. Rainer
Executive Vice President, Chief Financial Officer
Gebhard F. Rainer
Executive Vice President, Chief Financial Officer


Gebhard F. Rainer was appointed as our Executive Vice President, Chief Financial Officer in August 2012. Most recently, Mr. Rainer served as Managing Director for Hyatt International Europe, Africa and Middle East (EAME) LLC from January 2007 to August 2012 overseeing all aspects of Hyatt's ... 
Biography PhotoRena Hozore Reiss
General Counsel and Secretary
Rena Hozore Reiss
General Counsel and Secretary


Rena Hozore has served as our Executive Vice President, General Counsel and Secretary since August 2010. Ms. Reiss joined Hyatt after spending 10 years at Marriott International, Inc. where she most recently served as Senior Vice President and Associate General Counsel, overseeing a legal t... 
Biography PhotoSteve Sokal
Interim Group President - Americas
Steve Sokal
Interim Group President - Americas


Steve Sokal was appointed Interim Group President - Americas for Hyatt Hotels Corporation in June 2014. Mr. Sokal is responsible for overseeing hotels in the United States, Canada, the Caribbean, and Central and South America. Mr. Sokal began his career with Hyatt in 1973 at Hyatt Regency Atl... 
Biography PhotoDavid Udell
Executive Vice President, Group President - Asia Pacific
David Udell
Executive Vice President, Group President - Asia Pacific


David Udell was appointed Executive Vice President, Group President - ASPAC for Hyatt Hotels Corporation in July 2014. Mr. Udell is responsible for overseeing hotels in China, Japan, Korea, Australia, Southeast Asia and the Pacific Rim. Prior to his current role, Mr. Udell was the Senior Vi... 
Biography PhotoJohn Wallis
Global Head of Marketing and Brand Strategy
John Wallis
Global Head of Marketing and Brand Strategy


John Wallis has served as our Global Head of Marketing and Brand Strategy since November 2008 and our Executive Vice President since 2011. Mr. Wallis' career with Hyatt began in 1981. Prior to his current role, Mr. Wallis served as Senior Vice President, Product and Brand Development since ... 
Biography PhotoRobert W. K. Webb
Chief Human Resources Officer
Robert W. K. Webb
Chief Human Resources Officer


Robert W. K. Webb has served as our Chief Human Resources Officer since August 2007 and our Executive Vice President since 2011. Prior to joining Hyatt, Mr. Webb served as Head of Global Service Delivery for Citi Employee Services at Citigroup Inc., a global financial services company. Durin... 
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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