Shawn McAteer

Brand Leader, DoubleTree by Hilton

Shawn McAteer

Shawn McAteer is the senior vice president and global brand leader for DoubleTree by Hilton. McAteer is responsible for the strategic direction, vision and performance of this fast-growing, global portfolio of nearly 700 upscale hotels in 55 countries across six continents. 

McAteer has followed in his father's footsteps to pursue a career in the hotel business. He has been with Hilton for more than 30 years, in roles overseeing Hilton Hotels & Resorts, DoubleTree by Hilton, Curio Collection by Hilton, Tapestry Collection by Hilton, Signia by Hilton, DoubleTree by Hilton and Embassy Suites by Hilton. In those roles, he was responsible for each brand's hotel performance support teams in sales and operations and worked with revenue management teams to ensure hotels were correctly priced and appropriately positioned.

Along with these critical functions, McAteer also provided strategic direction to several groups, including new product and service development, training, brand sales and distribution and new hotel openings. 

Prior to moving into corporate brand management, McAteer worked in both operations and revenue management positions at the property level for Hilton Hotels & Resorts for more than 10 years. McAteer graduated with a degree in hospitality administration from Florida State University. Outside of the office, McAteer can be found watching college football, spending time with his wife and dog, golfing and traveling.