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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 selected as President of Hyatt Corporation in 1980 and served a... 
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
Global President of Operations
H. Charles Floyd
Global President of Operations


Chuck Floyd was selected Global President of Operations in August 2014. In this role, Chuck leads and develops Hyatt’s shared operation services organization known as the Global Operations Center (GOC) and is responsible for the successful operation of Hyatt’s hotels globally. Mr. Floyd is also r... 

Biography PhotoPeter Fulton
Executive Vice President, Group President – EAME/Southwest Asia
Peter Fulton
Executive Vice President, Group President – EAME/Southwest Asia


Peter Fulton was selected as 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 Int... 
Biography PhotoStephen G. Haggerty
Global Head of Capital Strategy, Franchising and Select Service
Stephen G. Haggerty
Global Head of Capital Strategy, Franchising and Select Service


Steve Haggerty was selected Global Head of Capital Strategy, Franchising and Select Service in August 2014. Mr. Haggerty is responsible for implementing our overall capital and franchising strategy and overseeing our select service business. Prior to assuming his current role, Mr. Haggerty was th... 

Biography PhotoGebhard F. Rainer
Executive Vice President, Chief Financial Officer
Gebhard F. Rainer
Executive Vice President, Chief Financial Officer


Gebhard F. Rainer was selected as 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 busi... 
Biography PhotoRena Hozore Reiss
General Counsel and Secretary
Rena Hozore Reiss
General Counsel and Secretary


Rena Hozore Reiss 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 le... 
Biography PhotoSteve Sokal
Interim Group President - Americas
Steve Sokal
Interim Group President - Americas


Steve Sokal was selected as 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 A... 
Biography PhotoDavid Udell
Executive Vice President, Group President - Asia Pacific
David Udell
Executive Vice President, Group President - Asia Pacific


David Udell was selected as 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 ... 
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 Regency Suzhou Opens in Eastern China08/25/14
    CHICAGO--(BUSINESS WIRE)--Aug. 25, 2014-- Hyatt Hotels Corporation (NYSE: H) today announced the opening of Hyatt Regency Suzhou in Suzhou, one of the most important economic, cultural and historic cities of Eastern China, neighboring Shanghai. Hyatt Regency Suzhou's 355 contemporary guestrooms incorporate Suzhou stylistic influences - from a large black-and-white mural featuring snapshots of classical architecture and garden images to woven cane lanter
  • Park Hyatt New York Debuts08/19/14
    Highly Anticipated Opening Sets New Standard of Luxury in Manhattan NEW YORK --(BUSINESS WIRE)--Aug. 19, 2014-- Hyatt Hotels Corporation (NYSE:H) announced today the opening of Park Hyatt New York, the flagship hotel of the globally recognized Park Hyatt brand that will offer unprecedented luxury in the heart of Midtown Manhattan . Guests of Park Hyatt New York will enjoy its prime location at 153 West 57th Street between Sixth and Seventh Av
  • Hyatt Place Celebrates 200 Locations and Momentum Continues with Development Worldwide08/18/14
    More than 100 executed contracts for Hyatt Place hotels around the world across 21 countries, 15 of which are new markets for the brand CHICAGO--(BUSINESS WIRE)--Aug. 18, 2014-- Hyatt Hotels Corporation (NYSE: H) today celebrates more than 200 open Hyatt Place locations across nine countries by kicking off digital promotions that invite guests to share their Hyatt Place experiences over a period of 200 hours. The celebration comes at a time of