Chicago Business Headshot Photographer: Earlier this month I created this executive portrait for my client Hyatt Hotels Corporation featuring their new Group President â€“ ASPAC.
CHICAGO–(BUSINESS WIRE)–Hyatt Hotels Corporation (NYSE: H) announced today David Udell will serve as Group President â€“ ASPAC, effective July 1, 2014. Udell, who will be based in Hyattâ€™s regional office in Hong Kong, will join the companyâ€™s executive team and report to Mark Hoplamazian, president and chief executive officer.
â€œDavid has the skills and experience necessary to lead Hyattâ€™s growth in ASPAC,â€ Hoplamazian said. â€œMost importantly, he demonstrates all the attributes of a leader at Hyatt. He has a long history of caring for his colleagues and a commitment to achieving the best results for our business. His 32 years in our ASPAC operations, coupled with his recent contributions to the Global Operations Center in Chicago, set the stage for Hyatt, under Davidâ€™s leadership, to grow our brands in some of the worldâ€™s most vibrant markets.â€
In his new role, Udell will oversee all of Hyattâ€™s activities in the region, which includes 12 countries, more than 26,000 colleagues, and a portfolio that currently consists of 61 managed, franchised and owned properties. He will lead the ASPAC development team, which is charged with increasing the companyâ€™s brand presence in key ASPAC markets. Udell will also be responsible for the successful operation of all of Hyattâ€™s hotels in the region… Read More