Buckley to head Hampton by Hilton
McLean, Virginia – 21 September 2017 –
Hilton names Shruti Gandhi Buckley as global head of its Hampton by Hilton brand.
She is responsible for the overall performance of the brand, including determining brand strategy, driving innovation and revenue, increasing market share, enhancing and evolving the guest experience and serving as a brand liaison with owners and developers.
Buckley joined Hilton in early 2017 as vice president, strategic initiatives focused service brands, leading special projects and initiatives across the company’s Hampton by Hilton, Hilton Garden Inn and Tru by Hilton brands.
“We are extremely excited to have Shruti take on this important role for a brand that is central to Hilton’s growth with over 2,200 hotels in 18 countries,” said Jim Holthouser, executive vice president, global brands, marketing and loyalty, Hilton.
“She has tremendous experience in consumer brand management, and a deep understanding of the hospitality business and our competitive set.
“Shruti has been a critical member of the team since joining Hilton, and we look forward to her continued insights as we elevate the Hampton by Hilton brand.”
Buckley previously served as vice president and global brand manager of Marriott International’s Fairfield Inn & Suites and Protea Hotels brands.