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Hyatt Hotels Corp (H.N)

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Summary

Name Age Since Current Position

Thomas Pritzker

66 2006 Executive Chairman of the Board

Mark Hoplamazian

53 2015 President, Chief Executive Officer, Director

Patrick Grismer

55 2016 Chief Financial Officer, Executive Vice President, Principal Financial Officer

Robert Webb

59 2011 Chief Human Resource Officer, Executive Vice President

Malaika Myers

2017 Chief Human Resource Officer

Maryam Banikarim

48 2015 Executive Vice President, Global Chief Marketing Officer

Rena Reiss

57 2010 Executive Vice President, General Counsel, Secretary

H. Charles Floyd

57 2014 Executive Vice President, Global President - Operations

Peter Fulton

59 2012 Executive Vice President, Group President - EAME/SW Asia

Stephen Haggerty

49 2014 Executive Vice President, Global Head - Capital Strategy, Franchising and Select Service

Peter Sears

52 2014 Executive Vice President, Group President – Americas

David Udell

56 2014 Executive Vice President ; Group president - ASPAC

Elizabeth Bauer

38 2017 Senior Vice President, Principal Accounting Officer, Corporate Controller

Paul Ballew

53 2017 Director

Jason Pritzker

37 2014 Director

Richard Friedman

59 2009 Independent Director

Susan Kronick

65 2009 Independent Director

Mackey McDonald

70 2009 Independent Director

Cary McMillan

59 2013 Independent Director

Pamela Nicholson

57 2014 Independent Director

Michael Rocca

72 2008 Independent Director

Richard Tuttle

61 2004 Independent Director

James Wooten

68 2011 Independent Director

Amanda Bryant

2017 Director, Investor Relations

Biographies

Name Description

Thomas Pritzker

Mr. Thomas J. Pritzker is Executive Chairman of the Board of the company. Mr. Thomas J. Pritzker has been a member of our board of directors since August 2004 and our Executive Chairman since August 2004. Mr. Pritzker served as our Chief Executive Officer from August 2004 to December 2006. Mr. Pritzker was appointed President of Hyatt Corporation in 1980 and served as Chairman and Chief Executive Officer of Hyatt Corporation from 1999 to December 2006. Mr. Pritzker is Chairman and Chief Executive Officer of The Pritzker Organization, L.L.C. (“TPO”), the principal financial and investment advisor to certain Pritzker family business interests. Mr. Pritzker also serves as a Director of Royal Caribbean Cruises Ltd. He served as a Director of TransUnion Corp., a credit reporting service company, until June 2010 and as Chairman of Marmon Holdings, Inc. until March 2014. Mr. Pritzker is Chairman of the Board of Trustees of the Center for Strategic & International Studies; Director and Vice President of The Pritzker Foundation, a charitable foundation; Director and President of the Pritzker Family Philanthropic Fund, a charitable organization; and Director, Chairman and President of The Hyatt Foundation, a charitable foundation which established The Pritzker Architecture Prize. Mr. Pritzker is the father of Mr. Jason Pritzker, who is also a member of our board of directors.

Mark Hoplamazian

Mr. Mark S. Hoplamazian is President, Chief Executive Officer, Director of the Company. Mr. Mark S. Hoplamazian was appointed to our board of directors in November 2006 and named President and Chief Executive Officer of Hyatt Hotels Corporation in December 2006. Prior to being appointed to his present position, Mr. Hoplamazian served as President of TPO. During his 17 year tenure with TPO he served as advisor to various Pritzker family-owned companies, including Hyatt Hotels Corporation and its predecessors. He previously worked in international mergers and acquisitions at The First Boston Corporation in New York. Mr. Hoplamazian was appointed to the VF Corporation board of directors in February 2015, and serves on the Advisory Board of Facing History and Ourselves, the Council on the University of Chicago Booth School of Business, the Executive Committee of the board of directors of World Business Chicago, the board of directors of New Schools for Chicago and of the Chicago Council on Global Affairs, and the board of trustees of the Aspen Institute and of the Latin School of Chicago. Mr. Hoplamazian is a member of the World Travel & Tourism Council and the Commercial Club of Chicago and is a member of the Discovery Class of the Henry Crown Fellowship.

Patrick Grismer

Mr. Patrick J. Grismer is Chief Financial Officer, Executive Vice President of the company. Mr. Grismer was appointed as Executive Vice President, Chief Financial Officer in March 2016. In this role, Mr. Grismer is responsible for the global finance function, including financial reporting, planning, treasury, tax, investor relations, internal audit, and procurement. Mr. Grismer joined Hyatt from his post as Chief Financial Officer at Yum! Brands, where he previously held a number of roles including Chief Planning and Control Officer and Chief Financial Officer for Yum! Restaurants International. Prior to Yum!, he worked at The Walt Disney Company where he served in roles that included Vice President, Business Planning and Development for The Disneyland Resort and Chief Financial Officer for the Disney Vacation Club. Mr. Grismer began his career with Price Waterhouse. He earned CPA certification in the State of California.

Robert Webb

Mr. Robert W. K. Webb was Chief Human Resource Officer, Executive Vice President of Hyatt Hotels Corporation. Prior to joining Hyatt, He served as Head of Global Service Delivery for Citi Employee Services at Citigroup Inc., a global financial services company. During his 19 year tenure at Citigroup and two predecessor companies, Mr. Webb served as Chief Administrative Officer for a global business unit and held several senior human resources roles in North America and international operations.

Malaika Myers

Ms. Malaika Myers is appointed as Chief Human Resource Officer of the company effective September 5, 2017. She assumes the role at Hyatt after serving in a similar capacity at Jarden Corporation and Arysta Life Science. Myers' more than 25 year career also includes senior HR positions at Diageo and PepsiCo.

Maryam Banikarim

Ms. Maryam Banikarim is a Executive Vice President, Global Chief Marketing Officer of the Company. Ms. Banikarim was appointed as Executive Vice President, Global Chief Marketing Officer in January 2015. Ms. Banikarim is responsible for driving the company's individual brands and the experiences they offer online and offline while working across the organization to facilitate innovation around the guest experience. Ms. Banikarim joined Hyatt with more than 20 years of marketing expertise across multiple industries. In her most recent prior role from 2011 to January 2015, she was Gannett’s first ever Chief Marketing Officer and also served as Senior Vice President. Before Gannett, Ms. Banikarim served as Senior Vice President at NBC Universal from 2009 to 2011, Chief Marketing Officer for Univision Communications, Inc. from 2002 to 2009, and founded a strategy firm that consulted for such clients as Deutsche Bank, Bacardi and Time-Warner. She also worked at Turner Broadcasting, MacMillan Publishing, and was a lead team member for the launch of CitySearch, an early Internet start-up. Ms. Banikarim began her career at Young & Rubicam.

Rena Reiss

Ms. Rena Hozore Reiss is Executive Vice President, General Counsel, Secretary of the company. She joined Hyatt after spending 10 years at Marriott International, Inc. where she most recently served as Senior Vice President and Associate General Counsel, overseeing a legal team responsible for supporting that company's development activities in the Americas. From 2000 to 2007, Ms. Reiss held a series of increasingly responsible positions at Marriott, including serving as Senior Counsel and Vice President and Assistant General Counsel. Prior to entering the hospitality industry, Ms. Reiss practiced law at Thomson Muraro Razook & Hart in Miami, Florida, served as an Associate General Counsel for the Miami Herald Publishing Company, and was a Partner with Counts & Kanne, Chartered in Washington, DC.

H. Charles Floyd

Mr. H. Charles Floyd is Executive Vice President, Global President - Operations of the Company. Mr. Floyd was appointed Executive Vice President, Global President of Operations in August 2014. In this role, Mr. Floyd leads and develops Hyatt’s shared operation services organization known as the GOC and is responsible for the successful operation of Hyatt’s hotels globally. Mr. Floyd is also responsible for ensuring operating efficiency in the roll-out of new innovations, unifying the Company's global operations, and overseeing the Company’s information technology resources, worldwide sales organization and call centers. The Group Presidents for each of Hyatt’s three regions report to Mr. Floyd. Prior to his current role, Mr. Floyd was Executive Vice President, Group President—Global Operations Center from October 2012. Mr. Floyd has been with us since 1981. Mr. Floyd served as our Chief Operating Officer—North America from January 2006. In this role he was responsible for management of our full service hotels and resorts as well as the Hyatt Place and the Hyatt House brands in the United States, Canada and the Caribbean. In addition, he oversaw Hyatt Residential Group, Inc. (formerly known as Hyatt Vacation Ownership, Inc.) and the Franchise Owner Relations Group, which supports both full service and select service and extended stay franchisees. He also oversaw various corporate functions for North America, including sales, human resources, product and design, rooms, food and beverage and engineering. Since joining Hyatt, Mr. Floyd served in a number of senior positions, including Executive Vice President—North America Operations and Senior Vice President of Sales, as well as various managing director and general manager roles.

Peter Fulton

Mr. Peter Fulton is Executive Vice President, Group President - EAME/SW Asia of the company. Mr. Fultan was appointed Executive Vice President, Group President—EAME/SW Asia in October 2012. Mr. Fulton is responsible for overseeing hotels in Europe, Africa, the Middle East, India, Central Asia and Nepal. In 1983, Mr. Fulton embarked on his career with Hyatt International as Food & Beverage Manager at Hyatt Regency Auckland. For the next nine years, he filled senior food and beverage positions at Hyatt properties in Dubai, Canberra and Macau before receiving his first appointment as Manager at Hyatt Regency Acapulco. In 1994, Mr. Fulton was appointed General Manager of the same hotel. Three years later, Mr. Fulton was appointed General Manager at Hyatt Regency Delhi, where he remained until assuming the position of General Manager of Grand Hyatt Dubai. From 2001 until February 2008, Mr. Fulton oversaw Grand Hyatt Dubai, the largest 5-star hotel in the region, which opened in March 2003. From February 2008 until October 2012, Mr. Fulton was the Managing Director South West Asia. Prior to Hyatt, Mr. Fulton worked for Travelodge in Christchurch and Auckland, New Zealand, Claridges Hotel in London, and Le Beau Rivage Palace Hotel in Lausanne, Switzerland.

Stephen Haggerty

Mr. Stephen G. Haggerty is an Executive Vice President, Global Head - Capital Strategy, Franchising and Select Service of the company. Mr. Haggerty was appointed Executive Vice President, Global Head of Capital Strategy, Franchising and Select Service in August 2014. In this role, Mr. Haggerty is responsible for implementing our overall capital and franchising strategy and overseeing our select service business. Prior to assuming his current role, Mr. Haggerty was the Executive Vice President, Global Head of Real Estate and Capital Strategy from October 2012. In that role, Mr. Haggerty was responsible for implementing our capital strategy, managing our hotel asset base and providing support to our development professionals around the world. Prior to October 2012, Mr. Haggerty was responsible for our global development team, our global feasibility and development finance team, our corporate transactions group, and our global asset management team that oversees all of our owned hotel properties and development of hotels and vacation ownership properties in which we have ownership. Before joining us, Mr. Haggerty spent 13 years serving in several positions of increasing responsibility with Marriott International, Inc., a lodging company, most recently in London as Senior Vice President, International Project Finance and Asset Management for Europe, Africa and the Middle East from 2005 to 2007. Prior to this position, from 2003 to 2005, Mr. Haggerty served as Marriott's Senior Vice President of Global Asset Management and Development Finance and previously lived in Asia for nine years holding a variety of roles relating to development at Marriott.

Peter Sears

Mr. Peter Sears is Executive Vice President, Group President – Americas of the company. Mr. Sears was appointed Executive Vice President, Group President—Americas in September 2014. Mr. Sears is responsible for the growth and successful operation of Hyatt’s portfolio in the United States, Canada, Latin America and the Caribbean. Prior to his current role, he was the Senior Vice President, Operations for Asia Pacific. Mr. Sears began his career with Hyatt as a corporate trainee at Hyatt Regency San Antonio in 1987, and went on to hold numerous positions of increasing operational responsibility. These positions included serving as general manager of five full service hotels in North America at properties located in San Francisco, Orange County, and Lake Tahoe. In 2006, he became Senior Vice President of Field Operations for the Central Region, and in 2009, became Senior Vice President, Operations for North America.

David Udell

Mr. David Udell is a Executive Vice President, Group President – ASPAC of the Company. Mr. Udell was appointed as Executive Vice President, Group President—ASPAC in July 2014. Mr. Udell is responsible for overseeing hotels in Southeast Asia, Greater China, Australia, South Korea, Japan and Micronesia. Prior to his current role, Mr. Udell was the Senior Vice President, Operations for the GOC. Mr. Udell has also served as Senior Vice President—Operations, Asia Pacific, where he was responsible for overseeing the operation of 55 hotels within the region. Over the last 32 years, Mr. Udell has held senior management positions in Hyatt properties in Bangkok, Seoul, Hong Kong and Tokyo. In 1992, he was appointed opening General Manager of Park Hyatt Tokyo and in 1996, General Manager of Grand Hyatt Hong Kong. Mr. Udell is a 1982 graduate of the Cornell School of Hotel Administration in Ithaca, N.Y. He began his career with Hyatt as a Corporate Management Trainee at Hyatt Regency Singapore in 1982.

Elizabeth Bauer

Ms. Elizabeth M. Bauer ha s been appointed as Senior Vice President, Principal Accounting Officer, Corporate Controller of the company effective August 4, 2017. She has served as Vice President, Americas Corporate Finance of the Company since April 2017. Prior to that position, Ms. Bauer served as Vice President, SEC and Financial Reporting of the Company from September 2014 to April 2017 and as Director of Global Policies and Procedures of the Company from November 2011 to September 2014. Prior to her roles at the Company, Ms. Bauer served as a Senior Manager at KPMG. Ms. Bauer holds a B.S. in Business Administration and a M.S. in Accounting from the University of Colorado Boulder.

Paul Ballew

Mr. Paul D. Ballew is Director of the Company. He has been a member of our board of directors since March 2017. Since December 2014, Mr. Ballew has served as Global Chief Data and Analytics Officer at the Ford Motor Company, a global automotive and mobility company, where he leads Ford’s global data and analytics teams, including development of new capabilities supporting connectivity, autonomy and smart mobility. Prior to joining Ford, Mr. Ballew held senior positions in data and customer analytics at The Dun & Bradstreet Corporation, Nationwide Mutual Insurance Company, General Motors Corporation, and JD Power Associates. Mr. Ballew is also a former Research Officer and Senior Economist at the Federal Reserve Bank of Chicago. Mr. Ballew serves as a Director of NeuStar, Inc.

Jason Pritzker

Mr. Jason Pritzker is Director of Hyatt Hotels Corporation. Mr. Pritzker has been a member of our board of directors since March 2014. Mr. Pritzker serves as an investment professional at TPO. Mr. Pritzker co-founded Yapmo.com, a software as a service company, where he also served as President from 2011 to 2013 and as a Director until March 2016. Mr. Pritzker also co-founded Visible Vote LLC, a mobile software company, where he served as President from March 2009 until May 2012. Mr. Pritzker is a Director of TMS International Corporation and Lithko Contracting LLC. Mr. Pritzker previously worked for Webb Wheel Products, a subsidiary of The Marmon Group, and as an analyst for Goldman, Sachs & Co. Mr. Pritzker is the son of Mr. Thomas J. Pritzker, our Executive Chairman.

Richard Friedman

Mr. Richard A. Friedman is an Independent Director of Hyatt Hotels Corporation since June 2009. Mr. Richard A. Friedman has been a member of our board of directors since June 2009. Mr. Friedman joined Goldman, Sachs & Co., a full-service global investment banking and securities firm, in 1981, and has been a Partner there since 1990. He has been a Managing Director at Goldman Sachs & Co. since 1996 and is the Head of the Merchant Banking Division of Goldman, Sachs & Co. Mr. Friedman is also the Chairman of the Corporate Investment Committee, the Real Estate Investment Committee and the Infrastructure Investment Committee of the Merchant Banking Division and a Member of the Management Committee of The Goldman Sachs Group, Inc.

Susan Kronick

Ms. Susan D. Kronick is an Independent Director of Hyatt Hotels Corporation since June 2009. In February 2012, Ms. Kronick has been a member of our board of directors since June 2009. Ms. Kronick has been an Operating Partner at Marvin Traub Associates, a retail business development firm, since 2012. From March 2003 until March 2010, Ms. Kronick served as Vice Chair of Macy’s, Inc., the operator of Macy’s and Bloomingdale’s department stores. Ms. Kronick served as Group President, Regional Department Stores of Macy’s, Inc. from April 2001 to February 2003; prior thereto she served as Chairman and Chief Executive Officer of Macy’s Florida from June 1997 to March 2001. Ms. Kronick serves as a Director of American Airlines Group Inc. Ms. Kronick served as a Director of The Pepsi Bottling Group, Inc. from March 1999 to February 2010.

Mackey McDonald

Mr. Mackey J. McDonald is an Independent Director of Hyatt Hotels Corporation since June 2009. Mr. McDonald has been a member of our board of directors since June 2009. Mr. McDonald has served as a Senior Advisor to Crestview Partners, a private equity firm, since 2008. Mr. McDonald served as Chairman and Chief Executive Officer of VF Corporation, an apparel manufacturer, from 1998 until his retirement in August 2008. From 1996 to 2006, he was the President of VF Corporation and prior thereto he served as VF Group Vice President. Mr. McDonald is a Director of The Kraft Heinz Company and Bernhardt Industries, Inc. Mr. McDonald served as a Director of Kraft Foods, Inc. from 2012 to 2015, as a Director of Wells Fargo & Company (formerly Wachovia Corporation) from 1997 to 2012, as a Director of VF Corporation from 1993 to 2008, as a Director of The Hershey Company from 1996 to 2007, and as a Director of Tyco International Ltd. from 2002 to 2007.

Cary McMillan

Mr. Cary D. McMillan is Independent Director of Hyatt Hotels Corp. He has been a member of our board of directors since June 2013. Mr. McMillan is the Chief Executive Officer of True Partners Consulting LLC, a nationwide provider of tax and financial consulting services, headquartered in Chicago. Mr. McMillan co-founded True Partners Consulting LLC in 2005. Prior to joining True Partners Consulting LLC, he was Executive Vice President of Sara Lee Corporation, Chief Executive Officer of Sara Lee Branded Apparel and a member of Sara Lee Corporation’s board of directors. Before joining Sara Lee in 1999 as its Chief Financial Officer, he was managing partner of Arthur Andersen’s Chicago office. Mr. McMillan serves as a Director of American Eagle Outfitters, Inc. He served as a Director of Hewitt Associates from 2002 to 2010 and of McDonald’s Corporation from 2003 to 2015. He is also active in the Chicago non-profit community. He currently is the Chairman of The School of the Art Institute of Chicago; Vice Chairman of The Art Institute of Chicago; and a Trustee of Millennium Park and WTTW.

Pamela Nicholson

Ms. Pamela M. Nicholson is Independent Director of Hyatt Hotels Corporation. Ms. Pamela M. Nicholson has been a member of our board of directors since March 2014. Ms. Nicholson currently serves as President and Chief Executive Officer of Enterprise Holdings, Inc., an auto rental and leasing company that operates Alamo Rent A Car, National Car Rental and Enterprise Rent-A-Car. Ms. Nicholson served as President and Chief Operating Officer of Enterprise Holdings, Inc. from 2008 to 2013. Ms. Nicholson also serves as a Director of Enterprise Holdings, Inc. and the Humane Society of Missouri. She served as a Director of Energizer Holdings, Inc. from 2002 to 2014.

Michael Rocca

Mr. Michael A. Rocca is an Independent Director of Hyatt Hotels Corporation since March 2008. From 1994 to 2000, Mr. Rocca has been a member of our board of directors since March 2008. From 1994 to 2000, Mr. Rocca served as Senior Vice President and Chief Financial Officer of Mallinckrodt Inc., a pharmaceutical and medical device manufacturer. Prior to 1994, Mr. Rocca served in a variety of finance positions with Honeywell Inc., a diversified technology and manufacturing company, including Vice President, Treasurer and Vice President, Finance Europe. Mr. Rocca previously served as a Director of Lawson Software, Inc. from 2003 to 2011 and St. Jude Medical Inc. from 2004 to 2017.

Richard Tuttle

Mr. Richard C. Tuttle is an Independent Director of Hyatt Hotels Corporation since December 2004. Mr. Richard C. Tuttle has been a member of our board of directors since December 2004. Mr. Tuttle is a founding Principal at Prospect Partners, LLC, a lower-middle-market private equity firm, and has held this position since 1998. Prior to founding Prospect Partners, he was Executive Vice President of Corporate Development for Health Care & Retirement Corp., now Manor Care, Inc., a healthcare services company. He served as a Director of Cable Design Technologies, Inc., now Belden Inc., for 17 years. Mr. Tuttle is Chairman of the boards of directors of Velvac Holdings, Inc., ESI Lighting, Inc., Tender Products Corporation, Polymer Holding Corporation, World Data Products, Inc. and All Glass & Windows Holdings, Inc.

James Wooten

Mr. James H. Wooten, Jr., is an Independent Director of Hyatt Hotels Corporation. Mr. James H. Wooten, Jr. served as the Senior Vice President, General Counsel and Secretary of Illinois Tool Works Inc. (“ITW”), a worldwide manufacturer of engineered products and equipment from 2006 until his retirement in 2012. Mr. Wooten joined ITW in 1988 as Senior Attorney. He was named Associate General Counsel in 2000, and in 2005, he was promoted to Vice President, General Counsel and Secretary. Prior to joining ITW, Mr. Wooten practiced law at the firm of Gardner, Carton & Douglas, which is currently part of Drinker Biddle & Reath LLP. Mr. Wooten currently serves as a Director of Morae Legal Corporation, Ann & Robert H. Lurie Children’s Hospital of Chicago, Window to the World Communications, Inc. and Congo Square Theatre. He also serves on the Audit Committee of Ann & Robert H. Lurie Children’s Hospital of Chicago.

Amanda Bryant