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Hilton Names Andrew Flack as VP of Global Brand Marketing

BEVERLY HILLS, Calif.- July 8, 2009 - Hilton Hotels Corporation (Hilton) today announced that Andrew Flack has been promoted to Vice President of Global Brand Marketing for the Hilton brand.

In this newly created position, he will have oversight for Hilton brand marketing strategies and functions worldwide. Those functional areas include advertising, public relations, strategic partnerships and brand promotions for the leisure and business segments, as well as Hilton Hotels Corporation graphics and, identity and hotel online tools and resources. Additionally, Andrew supports Hilton Worldwide Resorts marketing and business development efforts for the Customer Marketing group, Hilton HHonors® programs, and hotel opening marketing initiatives.

“Andrew has a wealth of experience of expanding Hilton’s position in existing markets as well as identifying new opportunities in emerging growth markets,” said Dave Horton, Global Head – Hilton Brand. “We are confident in his abilities to take our organization to the next level as Hilton continues its mission to advance as a leading global company,” Horton added.

A 20-year hotel industry veteran, Andrew was previously Vice President Sales and Marketing – Hilton Asia Pacific, where he created a new marketing organization in support of our emerging growth markets and extended our global sales network into new countries such as India and Korea. Previous assignments have taken Andrew to Europe, Australia, and the Caribbean. Between 2003 and 2006 Andrew led Sales & Marketing for Australasia, where he was part of the team that re-built and re-launched Hilton Sydney. Andrew’s earlier career included seven years as a Hotel General Manager, managing Hilton properties in the UK and Australia.

Born in Malta, Andrew is a dual citizen of Britain and Australia and holds an MBA from the Australian Graduate School of Management.

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
David Trumble
Director of Communications, Western Region


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