Hilton Worldwide Holdings Inc. (NYSE: HLT) announced today the appointment of Melanie L. Healey, former Group President of The Procter & Gamble Company, to its board of directors, effective immediately.
"We are delighted to welcome Mel to the Hilton board," said Jonathan D. Gray, chairman of Hilton's board of directors. "Mel brings with her extensive leadership experience from multinational consumer-driven companies. This unique insight will be invaluable as we focus on Hilton's continued innovation and growth into new markets."
Ms. Healey served as Group President of The Procter & Gamble Company from 2007 to 2015. During her tenure at Procter & Gamble, one of the leading providers of branded consumer packaged goods, Ms. Healey held several leadership roles, including Group President and advisor to the Chairman and CEO, Group President, North America, and Group President, Global Health, Feminine and Adult Care Sector.
Ms. Healey has more than 30 years of strategic, branding and operating experience from leading consumer goods companies including Procter & Gamble, Johnson & Johnson and S.C. Johnson & Sons. She also serves as a director on the boards of PPG Industries, Verizon Communications and Target Corporation.
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