Alan Watts is President, Asia Pacific for Hilton. He oversees the operations of over 300 trading hotels across Asia Pacific, as well as the company’s pipeline of more than 500 hotels across 8 brands currently deployed in the region.
Charged with positioning Hilton’s portfolio of brands as best in class in Asia Pacific, Alan leads the company’s strategy to bolster its market share and continue delivering superior performance for hotel owners and investors. This includes driving excellence in operations by developing Hilton’s future talent and being an employer of choice.
Alan joined Hilton in January 2018 with over 20 years of experience in the hospitality industry, where he was most recently Chief Operating Officer for Intercontinental Hotels Group’s Asia, Middle East and Africa (AMEA) region. Recognised for his innovative spirit and strategic leadership skills, Alan’s visionary outlook and strong owner relations have helped bring to life key trading platforms and pipeline hotels in over 40 countries and territories.
Alan is based in the Asia Pacific Head Office in Singapore and leads in-market regional offices in Shanghai, Sydney, Gurgaon and Tokyo.