As Senior Vice President and Global Brand Leader, Shruti Gandhi Buckley is directly responsible for global performance, growth, and brand health of Hilton’s largest brand, Hampton by Hilton. Additionally, Gandhi Buckley is tasked with shaping the long-term strategy for Hampton and supervising the recently launched Spark by Hilton brand.
Gandhi Buckley is a seasoned brand management and marketing leader with over 20 years of experience in the areas of global business management, brand strategy and analysis, and consumer marketing and public relations across a variety of industries including food, luxury cosmetics, toys, outdoor gear, and most recently, hospitality.
Prior to joining Hilton, Gandhi Buckley was the global brand leader for Fairfield and Protea Hotels brands with Marriott International. Prior to her time with Marriott International, Gandhi Buckley held marketing and brand management positions with leading organizations including Nestle, Unilever, Estee Lauder, Chanel Inc., and National Geographic. Gandhi Buckley has lived and worked in Europe and Asia, providing her with a solid understanding of the global market place and regional branding and marketing nuances.
Gandhi Buckley earned her B.S. in Business Administration from the University of California at Berkeley. She enjoys traveling to exotic destinations, hiking, skiing, photography and cooking.