Simon Vincent, EVP at Hilton, transforming the tourism sector – GAMECHANGER
April 18, 2017
by Nicholas Wylde
Today’s fast-paced and more globally interconnected business environment creates the need for leaders who not only make significant improvements to their respective businesses, but are capable of re-engineering how a business or a whole industry runs. Stanton Chase, a leading global executive search firm, works with these game changers on a daily basis.
GAMECHANGERS from Stanton Chase presents these leaders, their history and how they became a game changer. In the third video of this series, Nicholas Wylde, Managing Director in Stanton Chase London, talks to Simon Vincent, Executive Vice President and President of the EMEA region at Hilton Worldwide.
“The company has been transformed beyond all recognition”, says Simon Vincent, reflecting on his ten years at Hilton Worldwide. In this GAMECHANGERS video, Vincent discusses the company’s expansion, branding, and the critical importance of continued customer satisfaction. He emphasizes, “Above everything, look at the strength of our people”. Vincent has played a key role in the development of a simple, clear, and focused strategy that has allowed Hilton to maximize its global footprint and make hospitality the number one priority.
Vincent brings a wealth of experience from other industries as well. In addition to his executive role at Hilton, Vincent believes it is important to contribute to the industry’s overall development. His constant, persistent, forward-thinking leadership clearly define him as a GAMECHANGER in today’s executive world.