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Stan R. Soroka Appointed Hilton Worldwide’s Area Vice President -
Florida & Hilton Grand Vacation Resort Operations

MCLEAN, Va.--May 5, 2010--Hilton Worldwide announced the appointment of Stan R. Soroka as Area Vice President, Florida & Hilton Grand Vacation Resort Operations. In this position, Soroka will assume leadership of hotel operations for several Hilton, Doubletree, Embassy Suites, Waldorf Astoria properties throughout the State of Florida as well as the Conrad Miami. In addition, he will oversee the resort operation functions for Hilton Grand Vacations developed properties in Las Vegas, New York, Orlando and South Beach, Florida. He will assume his new role effective May 12, 2010.

A second generation hotelier, Soroka has an impressive 30-year history successfully operating renowned hotels and resorts. He began his hospitality career with Hyatt in the stewarding department, quickly moving up the food and beverage ranks before transitioning to front office operations and management. He spent seven years with Adam’s Mark Hotels and Resorts including three years as senior vice president where he was responsible for strategic planning, quality standards, sales efforts and company budgets. After roles at Vail Resorts Management and Oakbrook Hotels, he served as managing director of El Conquistador Resort and Las Casitas Village in Puerto Rico, a position he has held since 2005.

“Stan’s wide-ranging experience in managing all facets of multi-property operations coupled with his terrific leadership skills make him the ideal candidate for this important role,” said Ted Ratcliff, senior vice president operations east for Hilton Worldwide.

Soroka holds a Bachelor of Science degree in Hospitality Management from the Conrad N. Hilton College of Hotel and Restaurant Management at the University of Houston.

About Hilton Worldwide
Hilton Worldwide is the leading global hospitality company, spanning the lodging sector from luxurious full-service hotels and resorts to extended-stay suites and mid-priced hotels. For more than 90 years, Hilton Worldwide has been offering business and leisure travelers the finest in accommodations, service, amenities and value. The company is dedicated to continuing its tradition of providing exceptional guest experiences across its global brands. Our brands are comprised of more than 3,500 hotels in 81 countries and include Waldorf Astoria Hotels & Resorts, Conrad Hotels & Resorts, Hilton, Doubletree, Embassy Suites Hotels, Hilton Garden Inn, Hampton Hotels, Homewood Suites by Hilton, Home2 Suites by Hilton and Hilton Grand Vacations. The company also manages the world-class guest reward program Hilton HHonors.

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Hilton Worldwide
Lisa Cole
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