Chris Carr Joins Hilton Board of Administrators
WHY IT RATES: Carr brings government management and a give attention to buyer expertise to the board. —Janeen Christoff, TravelPulse Senior Author
Hilton Worldwide Holdings Inc. introduced the appointment of Chris Carr, chief operations officer of sweetgreen, to its board of administrators, efficient instantly.
Carr will serve on the Nominating and ESG committee of the board.
“We’re delighted to welcome Chris to Hilton,” stated Jon Grey, chairman of Hilton’s board of administrators. “Once we started our board search course of final yr, we have been trying so as to add world class government management in international and consumer-facing organizations. Chris brings these extremely related expertise, in addition to unmatched give attention to buyer expertise and procurement. We look ahead to his insights as we navigate Hilton’s continued restoration from the COVID-19 pandemic.”
Carr joined sweetgreen in Might 2020. Beforehand, he served in a wide range of roles at Starbucks for 13 years. Most not too long ago he spent three years as government vp, chief procurement officer, the place he was chargeable for enhancing the enterprise-wide, international strategic sourcing and provider relationship capabilities.
From 2014 to 2016, Carr was Starbucks’ government Vice President, Americas licensed shops, the place he was chargeable for the strategic planning, operations, market planning and gross sales for six,500 licensed retail shops.
As EVP, U.S. Retail Shops from 2012 to 2014, he was accountable for the model and buyer expertise at 13,000 U.S. company-operated and licensed retail shops. Previous to Starbucks, Carr spent eighteen years with ExxonMobil growing, main and implementing retail operational methods for its World Fuels Advertising and marketing downstream companies.
Carr additionally serves as a director on the board of REI, a trustee of Howard College and a trustee of the College of San Diego.
SOURCE: Hilton press launch.