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Hilton Hotels Corporation Names Scott Farr
Vice President, Performance Management

BEVERLY HILLS, Calif., – March 8, 2005 – Hilton Hotels Corporation has announced the promotion of Scott Farr to the position of vice president, Performance Management, responsible for championing the business planning process, the balanced scorecard process and the continuous improvement process. He will lead the Performance Management Group in its vision to ensure that every team member will know and be able to measure how his or her activities affect the overall vision and strategy of Hilton Hotels Corporation. Farr reports to Dennis Koci, senior vice president, Operations Support.

Farr began his career with Price Waterhouse as an accountant and a consultant in 1986. In 1991, he became a senior auditor for BDO Seidman and then went to McKee Foods Corporation in 1992, where he served as business systems manager. From 1999 to 2001 he worked as a senior consultant for Orion Consulting and the Corvu Corporation. He joined Hilton Hotels Corporation in 2001 as director of Performance Management, where he has worked to automate business processes – moving them to the Web where possible – and worked with individual departments to help them improve their performance, often using balanced scorecard and Six Sigma philosophies and tools.

Farr received his bachelor’s of science degree in business administration from Auburn University and became a Certified Public Accountant (CPA) in the state of Alabama.

Hilton Hotels Corporation is recognized internationally as a preeminent hospitality company. The company develops, owns, manages or franchises approximately 2,300 hotels, resorts and vacation ownership properties. Its portfolio includes many of the world’s best known and most highly regarded hotel brands, including Hilton®, Conrad®, Doubletree®, Embassy Suites Hotels®, Hampton Inn®, Hampton Inn & Suites®, Hilton Garden Inn®, Hilton Grand Vacations Club® and Homewood Suites by Hilton®.






Contact:

Kathy Shepard
Vice President, Corporate Communications
Hilton Hotels Corporation
Telephone: 310-205-7676
Email: kathy_shepard@hilton.com


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