Industry Update
Appointment 3 January 2019

Konstantine Drosos

Named General Manager
At Hilton Chicago O’Hare Airport - IL, USA

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Konstantine Drosos

Hilton Chicago O'Hare Airport, owned by the City of Chicago and managed by Hilton Management Services, announces the appointment of Konstantine Drosos as general manager. In his new role, Drosos will be responsible for leading renovations and overseeing the day-to-day operations of the only Chicago O'Hare hotel on airport grounds with its 800 rooms and 37,000 square feet of meeting and event space.

A 22-year hospitality veteran, Drosos most recently served as general manager of Embassy Suites Chicago Downtown Magnificent Mile where he oversaw a full renovation and was awarded Hilton Hotel of the Year in 2016.

Drosos began his career at Fess Parker DoubleTree by Hilton, now Hilton Santa Barbara Beachfront Resort, as assistant director of finance before joining Red Lion Hotel Eureka in California. He then took on the role of director of finance at DoubleTree by Hilton Hotel Modesto, Hilton San Diego Resort & Spa, Hilton Chicago O'Hare Airport and Hilton San Diego Bayfront. He returned to Chicago in 2013 as hotel manager at the historic Palmer House, a Hilton Hotel.

Drosos holds a bachelor's degree in economics from the University of California at Santa Barbara.

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