Industry Update
Appointment13 October 2020

Laura Fuentes

Promoted EVP & Chief Human Resources Officer
At Hilton in McLean - VA, USA

Laura Fuentes

As Executive Vice President and Chief Human Resources Officer, Fuentes will lead Hilton's people and culture strategy - a critical function in a business of people serving people. Fuentes has been with the company for seven years, most recently as Chief Talent Officer, where she led many of Hilton's award-winning programs including recognition, compensation, benefits and diversity. Prior to joining Hilton, Fuentes spent six years at Capital One Financial in various corporate strategy and Human Resources roles: leading workforce analytics, recruitment, and compensation functions for the organization. Prior to Capital One, she worked at McKinsey & Company in their Madrid, New York, and Washington D.C offices, where she served clients across financial services and non-profit sectors. Fuentes represents Hilton on the board of directors of MAKERS Women and also serves on the boards of directors of Make-a-Wish Mid-Atlantic and Arlington Free Clinic.

Hilton

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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