Industry Update
Appointment20 September 2019

Nils-Arne Schroeder

Appointed Vice President, luxury & lifestyle, Hilton, Asia-Pacific
At Hilton Asia-Pacific, Singapore

Nils-Arne SchroederBased in Singapore, Schroeder will oversee all people, performance and product initiatives at a brand level, within Hilton's portfolio of luxury and lifestyle brands, covering Waldorf Astoria Hotels & Resorts, LXR, Conrad Hotels & Resorts, and Canopy by Hilton. In his new role, Schroeder will also be responsible for growing Hilton's luxury and lifestyle portfolio in the Asia-Pacific region. He will oversee new and existing collaborations under the luxury and lifestyle portfolio, including the Waldorf Astoria and Aston Martin global partnership. Schroeder succeeds Daniel Welk, who contributed significantly to growing and positioning Hilton's luxury and lifestyle portfolio in Asia-Pacific. With over 30 years of experience in the hospitality industry, Schroeder was most recently regional general manager for Indonesia. In his 20 years with Hilton, Schroeder has assumed leadership roles in Hilton hotels across South Korea, China, Malaysia and Indonesia. He also played a key role in the opening of four Hilton hotels in Asia-Pacific, including Conrad Seoul.

Cornell | School of Executive and Professional Education

Nils-Arne Schroeder (Class of 2007) is a graduate of Cornell | School of Executive and Professional Education in Ithaca, New York - United States
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Hilton (NYSE: HLT) is a leading global hospitality company with a portfolio of 17 world-class brands comprising nearly 6,000 properties with more than 954,000 rooms, in 117 countries and territories. Dedicated to fulfilling its mission to be the world’s most hospitable company, Hilton earned a spot on the 2019 World’s Best Workplaces list, and has welcomed more than 3 billion guests in its 100-year history.
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