Global Head of Luxury & Lifestyle Brands
John Vanderslice is the global leader for Waldorf Astoria Hotels & Resorts and Conrad Hotels & Resorts. Mr. Vanderslice joined Hilton Worldwide in September 2009 and since has developed brand positioning, innovative programming and assembled a world class operation for each brand. This has resulted in Hilton Worldwide being one of the fastest growing hotel companies in the luxury space.
Mr. Vanderslice has worked at such notable companies as Club Med, Inc. and Kraft General Foods. He served as President and Chief Executive Officer of Club Med Americas where he led Club Med in North and South America.
Prior to joining Hilton Worldwide, Mr. Vanderslice served as Chief Executive Officer for Miraval Spa, Tucson, Arizona, where he was instrumental in transforming the 13-year old spa into a top-ranked lifestyle resort and launched the first branded lifestyle real estate concept, Miraval Living in New York.
International Head, Global Brand Performance of Luxury & Lifestyle Brands
Mr. Chavy oversees brand performance support for all international luxury properties and works with the Directors of Brand Performance Support to ensure each of our international hotels has the tools and support they need to be successful.
In his more than 25 years in the hospitality industry, Mr. Chavy has served as Managing Director and General Manager of some of the world’s finest hotels and resorts. He has been a part of Hilton Worldwide since 2000.
Vice President of Communications, the Americas and Luxury Brands for Hilton Worldwide
Mr. Allegrini oversees brand public relations for Waldorf Astoria Hotels & Resorts and Conrad Hotels & Resorts worldwide, in addition to managing the public relations team that serves all of Hilton Worldwide’s full service, corporately managed properties throughout the Western hemisphere.
He has worked extensively in the hospitality industry in Asia, Europe and the East Coast of the United States in addition to his native Chicago, where his book and documentary, “Chicago’s Grand Hotels,” won a Governor’s Award at the 2007 Illinois Governor’s Conference on Tourism.
Senior Director, Luxury Brand Development
Mr. Ennes supports Hilton Worldwide’s global development efforts to grow the luxury brand portfolio, ensuring that each new addition meets the brands’ high standards for product and service quality.
Having joined Hilton Worldwide as Director, Managed Development – Western Region in March 2008, Michael’s professional experience includes performing appraisals, market and feasibility studies, and litigation support as a Senior Associate at Hospitality Real Estate Counselors.