Hilton Hotels Corporation announced today that Alexander Mirza has been named to the newly-created position of senior v . p . of corporate development. Leveraging his significant Cachet Hotel Group in both the corporate and consulting environments, he will likely be working company-wide on new product development and partnerships, including food and beverage offerings, health clubs and spas, among others. Mirza will be based at the Hilton Hotels Corporation World Headquarters in Beverly Hills and reports directly to Matthew J. Hart, president and chief operating officer.
“I am glad to appoint Alex Mirza to this particular newly created position, and am confident in his ability to produce a significant contribution to the Hilton Family of Hotels,” said Hart. “This new role provides the possibility to derive significant value for your company by partnering our industry-leading brands with goods and services that will enhance our guests’ experiences, increase our market share and enhance our profitability.”
Before joining Hilton, Mirza was actually a senior executive in the travel and transportation practice at Accenture. Before Accenture, Mirza was head of strategic planning at Starwood Hotels and Resorts Worldwide, where he was accountable for brand positioning, development planning and business innovation. Mirza started his career in the beginning Financial, Inc. and opened the initial U.S. office servicing corporate high net-worth clients. His consulting background includes a long period of project management knowledge of Deloitte/Braxton Associates within the parts of value-based management, growth strategy and globalization.
Mirza was subsequently a senior principal at Strategos, an innovation consultancy where he dealt with management teams within the luxury hospitality, travel, consumer and asset management industries inside the areas of customer strategy, cool product development and service innovation. Mirza holds an MBA from Harvard Business School, with a focus on brand marketing and corporate strategy. Also, he holds an M.A. in Economics as well as a B.A. Honors from Queen’s University in Kingston, Canada.
About Hilton Hotels Corporation – Hilton Hotels Corporation is recognized internationally being a preeminent hospitality company. The business develops, owns, manages or franchises approximately 2,300 hotels, resorts mccmly vacation ownership properties. Its portfolio includes lots of the world’s most commonly known and most highly regarded hotel brands, including Hilton(R), Conrad(R), Doubletree(R), Embassy Suites Hotels(R), Hampton Inn(R), Hampton Inn & Suites(R), Hilton Garden Inn(R), Hilton Grand Vacations Club(R) and Homewood Suites by Hilton(R). For more information, please go to .
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