Hilton Hotels Announces New Executive Appointment
Matthew W. Schuyler Joins Hilton as Executive Vice President and Chief Human Resources Officer
BEVERLY HILLS, Calif. -- Hilton Hotels Corporation today announced the appointment of Matthew W. Schuyler as Executive Vice President and Chief Human Resources Officer. Mr. Schuyler will report to Hilton's President and Chief Executive Officer Christopher J. Nassetta and will be responsible for leading Hilton's human resources organization. Mr. Schuyler joins Hilton from Capital One Financial Corporation (NASDAQ:COF), a global diversified financial services provider and Fortune 500 company, where he served as Chief Human Resources Officer. Beginning in August, he will be based out of Hilton's global headquarters in McLean, VA.
About Matthew W. Schuyler
Mr. Schuyler has more than 20 years of experience in corporate human resource management. Most recently, at Capital One Financial Corporation, he was responsible for guiding the company's award-winning human resources strategy and execution as well as overseeing Capital One's corporate real estate portfolio and corporate sustainability efforts.
Prior to Capital One, Mr. Schuyler was with Cisco Systems, Inc., where he was a Vice President of Human Resources. He has also served as a partner in the Global Human Resources group at PricewaterhouseCoopers.
Mr. Schuyler holds an MBA from the University of Michigan, and he earned his undergraduate degree in Business Administration from Penn State University. He serves as the Chairman for the Board of Directors of Greater D.C. Cares. He also serves on the Board of Directors for the Washington Humane Society and is a member of The Pennsylvania State University Smeal Business School Board of Visitors.
About Hilton Hotels Corporation
Hilton Hotels Corporation is the leading global hospitality company, with more than 3,300 hotels and 550,000 rooms in 77 countries and more than 130,000 team members worldwide. The company owns, manages or franchises some of the best known and highly regarded hotel brands including Hilton®, Conrad® Hotels & Resorts, Doubletree®, Embassy Suites Hotels®, Hampton Inn®, Hampton Inn & Suites®, Hilton Garden Inn®, Hilton Grand Vacations™, Homewood Suites by Hilton®, the Waldorf Astoria™ and the Waldorf Astoria Collection™, as well as the recently launched Home2 Suites by Hilton™. The company also manages the world-class guest reward program Hilton HHonors®.
Hilton Hotels Corporation is an Official Sponsor of the U.S. Olympic Team, which will extend through the 2010 Olympic and Paralympic Winter Games in Vancouver, the 2012 Olympic and Paralympic Games in London, the 2010/2012 U.S. Paralympic Team and the 2011 U.S. Pan American Team.
The Hilton Family of Hotels adheres to founder Conrad Hilton’s philosophy that, “It has been, and continues to be, our responsibility to fill the earth with the light and warmth of hospitality.” The company put a name to its unique brand of service that has made it the best known and most highly regarded hotel company: be hospitable®. The philosophy is shared by all brands in the Hilton Family of Hotels, and is the inspiration for its overarching message of kindness and generosity.